Jenny Barnett

Jenny Barnett, Ed.D.

Scanlan Center for School Mental Health Advisory Board Member
Superintendent, Harlan Community School District


Jenny Barnett is currently the superintendent of Harlan Community Schools. In her 30 years in education in Iowa she has served as a special education teacher, school counselor, secondary principal, executive director of student services, executive director of targeted services, and superintendent. She has experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating school-based therapy programs, as well as, therapeutic classrooms. In addition, she advocates for social emotional learning programs throughout the core curriculum in districts.