Dr. Tenicia Barclay joined the Talladega County Central High School Fighting Tigers in 2017, following over 4 years of service in education administration. Her career began at Talladega County Central High School (2002), where she taught History to 9-12th grade. She later went on to teach at Genesis, Fayettevill High school, and Childersburg Middle School. In 2013, she began her administrative career as Academic Director at Helen Keller School of Alabama within the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind.
Dr. Barclay grew up in Alpine and attended Winterboro High School. She received her undergraduate degree from Jacksonville State University in Secondary Education with a specialization in history. This specialty area informs her teaching approach, as she views history as the foundation of our future. Dr. Barclay earned two master’s degrees in History and Educational Administration from Jacksonville State University in 2006 and 2010. She went on to obtain her Doctorate Degree from Samford University in Educational Leadership in 2016.
Dr. Barclay views a collaborative school environment as the key to creating successful teachers and students. She believes partnerships with parents and community partners are essential to enriching the experience at Talladega County Central High School.
During her free time, Dr. Barclay enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her daughter and husband. She looks forward to another productive year here at TCCHS. Go Tigers!