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Mrs. Burris began her career in education 14 years ago in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and then transitioned to Union County Schools in the fall of 2009. She has been a pre-k teacher, literacy facilitator, 3rd grade summer school teacher, administrative intern, and assistant principal.
During her time in the public school system, she has also taught evening classes for the Education Department at UNC-Charlotte and Stanly Community College. Mrs. Burris loves to be involved in the learning process for any child or adult and is a life long learner herself. Her bachelor's degree, master's degree and graduate certificate were all completed at UNC-Charlotte in the areas of Early Childhood Education and School Administration.
Mrs. Burris grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia and in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina. Her family moved to the area when she was in the 8th grade. When she married her husband she moved to Oakboro, North Carolina where they currently reside. Mrs. Burris enjoys almost any outdoor activity including working in the yard/garden, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking and many more.