Barry Bacom, Principal

Barry Bacom comes to Holyoke, most recently, from Austin, TX.  There, he was the Director of a successful New Tech High School.  His program was recognized as Exemplary by the New Tech Network and it served as a Demonstration Campus.  He has worked in large urban high schools and in adolescent residential treatment centers.  Mr. Bacom received his Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from The University of Texas.  His Bachelor’s Degree from Abilene Christian University is in Secondary Education with a minor in Political Science.  Mr. Bacom was a high school Social Studies, Speech, and Debate teacher.  He enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two sons.  He also enjoys cooking and would like to be a chef when he grows up.