• Facts about Mrs. Burns         
    I believe education is very important and should be a life-long process!
    graduating owl
    I graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education.
    I completed my Masters Degree in Teaching and Curriculum at Penn State University.
    This is my 17th year teaching. I taught at West Hanover Elementary for 5 years, then I took time off to stay home with my sons. Jackson is 15 and he is in ninth grade at Central Dauphin High School and Brayden is 1e and he is in eighth grade at Central Dauphin Middle School. 
     Boys 7th and 8th   
     When I returned to work, I taught 4th grade at Paxtonia Elementary for 5 years.This will be my 7th year as a Gifted Support teacher. I love elementary school kids and I feel lucky to be able to work with them each year.
     This is our dog, her name is Rhys
    I love to travel.  Here are a few pictures of me visiting some interesting places:
           Mayan Cave             Jackson Square          bellagio   Bryce Canyon       
    A Mayan cave in Cozumel, Mexico   Jackson Square in New Orleans, Lousiana   The Dancing Founatain in       Bryce Canyon, Utah
                                                                                                                                     Las Vegas, Nevada
            Maine         Lake Placid          key west        grand canyon
           The Rocky Shores of Maine in              Sitting beside Lake Placid in            The Southernmost Point                  The Grand Canyon
            Acadia National Park                            New York State                   in the U.S., in Key West, Florida
    These are a few of my Favorite Things:
    Favorite Book:  Holes by Louis Sachar and To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
    Favorite Subject:  Reading
    Favorite Color:  yellow
    Favorite Food: shrimp and brownies
    Favorite Smells:  laundry sheets and bread baking