The Virginia Academy of School Psychologists named Dr. Charles Barrett the organization’s Psychologist of the Year.
Barrett has worked as a psychologist for Loudoun County Public Schools since 2008. He also teaches as an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University, Howard University and Northern Virginia Community College. Before taking a job in Loudoun, he worked for the public school systems in Baltimore and Philadelphia.
Barrett was nominated for the award by Heather Applegate, Loudoun schools’ supervisor of diagnostic and prevention services. In her nomination, Applegate praised Barrett’s commitment to providing services to disadvantaged students and his research, publications and presentations on serving and assessing culturally and linguistically diverse students.