Resume 

 
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"I have a passion for educational leadership, supporting
struggling teachers, creating effective class curriculums, and building school systems that work for the children and the community they serve. Moreover, I am extremely knowledgeable on state regulations, compliance, and federal laws on public and special education." -Mrs. Burrell M.Ed.

Talents
Experience 
Self Employed Educator 
​2010 - Current

 

I have prepared IEP’s, trained other special education professionals, and worked with support staff to provide special education services. I have worked in both self-contained environments as well as pull out resource. Additionally, I provide leadership services to failing special education programs. Additionally, I have taught...

  • Children with extreme behavior issues

  • Elementary School

  • Middle School

  • Preschool

 

Professional Development Facilitator
​2013 - Current

 

For the last 5 years, I have facilitated professional developments that educate on

  • Cultural Diversity & Inclusion

  • Education Children w/ Behavioral Issues

  • Creating an inclusive work environment for people of color 

  • & Most recently an introduction to Black Lives Matter

 

Burrell Academy Founder

​2018-Current

 

Burrell Academy was founded in 2018 after seeing there is a need for individualized learning. Burrell Academy is a one-stop shop for education and includes summer programs, tutoring services, special education advocacy and more. Learn more here 

Degrees
MASTER OF SPECIAL EDUCATION, ARIZONA STATE
UNIVERSITY

MARY LOU FULTON- ACCELERATED PROGRAM

  • Dual Teaching Certifications

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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY, S.F. STATE UNIVERSITY

PROGRAM FOCUS:

Combating social inequality & creating programs & environment’s that foster inclusion and diversity.

SEMESTER AT SEA 

STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM:

  • The Bahamas, Croatia, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Nicaragua 

  • Author 

  • Illustrator

  • Spoken Word Performer

  • Public Speaker

  • Workshop Facilitator 

Skills
Languages
  • Effective Classroom Behavior Management

  • Paperwork Compliance

  • Curriculum Design

  • Special Education Advocacy

Life Experience
  • Fostercare

  • Homelessness

  • Dyslexia

  • Potreohill Projects

  • Various Forms of Abuse

Organizations
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

  • National Council of Negro Women

  • Black Student Union(s)

  • Phoenix Mentorship Prorgam