2021-2022 Schedule
  • Ms. Suzanne Burton | suzanne.burton@spps.org | 651-447-8866

    Teaching Experience: Ms. Burton has been teaching for SPPS since 2001 and began teaching at the SPPS Online School for the 2021-2022 school year. 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 outdoors. Ms. Burton also plays the French Horn in several chamber groups and a symphony orchestra.  Students often visit the orchestra for a free concert and personal tour from their own teacher!  You can see some family and hobby photos in the gallery! 

    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 seeing the amazing growth each child shows.  Ms. Burton loves working with parents as well to develop partnerships to best educate children - parents are a child's first and most important teacher, and she knows the value family brings to the classroom.