Teaching Experience: Ms. Burton been teaching at Como Park Elementary since 2001. Graduating from the University of Minnesota with a dual degree in music and education in 2000 and earning a Masters Degree of Education in 2001, Ms. Burton brings music, science, and passion to her teaching.
Hobbies/Family: Having two energetic young boys, Ms. Burton and her husband are kept busy with a full schedule!. She coaches two FIRST robotics teams, leads a Cub Scout Den, and enjoys hiking and family adventures. Ms. Burton also plays the French Horn in several chamber groups and a symphony orchestra. She often brings her passions of robotics and music into the classroom to enhance the learning experience.
What We Know About Ms. Burton's Teaching: Ms. Burton loves being a kindergarten teacher and will often say, "I have the best job in the world!" Watching kids increase academic and social skills while giving them power over their learning is humbling and she feels that she learns as much as she teaches. Artfully teaching literacy and math to each child using music, science, and personalized links to reach each individual, Ms. Burton looks forward to working with parents to develop partnerships to best educate children.