2017 Sheer Elegance Award

  • Congratulations Sharonica Hardin Barley add for program On Nov. 1, Mathews-Dickey Boys' & Girls' Club announced that Dr. Sharonica Hardin-Bartley had been named a 2017 winner of the Sheer Elegance Award

    She will be recognized at the Sheer Elegance No.29 Fashion Show Dec. 9 at the Hyatt Regency by the Arch. Themed “Walk That Isle,” this year’s event is a vogue voyage on the high seas of fashion featuring “Project Runway” alumni, celebrity escorts, exciting door prizes, hors d’oeuvres during the reception, awesome entertainment and a chance for our young women to be their greatest. Tickets begin at $50. For details visit www.Mathews-Dickey.com or call 314-679-5228. Click here for PDF of event flyer with more information

iNeighborhoods Digital Equity and Inclusion Meetup

  • iNeighborhoods artwork for creative process Supintendent Sharonica Hardin-Barley will be participating in the Tues., Aug. 22, 2017 iNeighborhood Smart City Planning meeting regarding Digital Equity and Inclusion at 9 a.m. in the U. City Public Library Auditorium. More information and free event registration is available at http://bit.ly/2uqWbfv.

Local Educators' Panel Discussion

  • Panel Discussion Flier Superintendent Sharonica Hardin-Barley joins three other local educators for a spirited discussion about educational equity and the impact of poverty and adversity on the academic process.

    This free event is open to the public at the University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Blvd. (63130) beginning at 7 p.m. on June 21, 2017.

    Other innovative educator panelists include:

    - Karen Hall, Superintendent, Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District
    - Rhonda Stovall, Superintendent, 2017 Monsanto St. Louis Academy of Science Teacher of the Year, Teacher at Gateway Elementary School
    - John Wright, Author, Former Superintendent, Former Board of Education President and St. Louis Academic Leader

SLU Panel Features Superintendent Hardin-Bartley

  • SLU Panel Flier Superintendent Sharonica L. Hardin-Bartley was a featured panelist at a discussion hosted by St. Louis University, titled, "Seeing the World Through the Lens of Trauma: The Societal Impact of Childhood Poverty and Toxic Stress". The April 6, 2017 discussion was part of SLU Atlas Week, and held in the BSC Ballroom on SLU's campus.

    Dr. Hardin discussed the trauma-informed schools movement; as she has been instrumental in bringing trauma-informed training to the District working with Alive and Well STL. Panelists also included Dr. David Pole, Director of the Center for Interprofessional Education and Research; Dr. Ken Haller, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital; Nancy Cambria, reporter for The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Dr. Karla Scott, Director of SLU's African-American Studies Program.

Gazelle STL Names Superintendent to Top 50 List

  • Top 50 Women in St. Louis In recognition of March as Women’s History Month, Gazelle STL's editorial team curated a list of extraordinary women in St. Louis who have shown tremendous courage in their daily lives to overcome adversity and make their mark on the region and beyond. They've excelled in the media, the arts, business, philanthropy and more.  

    Dr. Sharonica Hardin-Bartley is featured for her accomplishments in education. She assumed the duties of superintendent on July 1, 2016, having previously served as Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Leadership Development for the Ritenour School District. Throughout her career, Dr. Hardin-Bartley has been active within the community and serves on the Boards of Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Community Action Agency of St. Louis County. She was involved in the Child Well Being and Education Equity Committee of the Ferguson Commission and serves as an advisory aoard member for the Webster University and The University of Missouri-St. Louis education departments.

    Click here to read the article.