Mrs. Burger comes to Denver Chinese School with a wealth of teaching experience. She has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a master’s degree in Gifted Education. She has taught grades 1 through 8 in three states, including 15 years in Cherry Creek School District in Colorado. Most recently, she taught at Ricks Center for Gifted Children on the University of Denver campus. Her passion is working one-on-one with motivated students. Her husband, Kyle, is an account director with Kobie Marketing in Florida. Her 23 year old son is a recent college graduate and works as a news reporter for KKCO-TV in Grand Junction, CO. Her 19 year old daughter is a sophomore at Baylor University. She also talks about her two dogs, Moxi and Nike, a lot!
Mrs. Burger will be offering an elective language arts course at Denver Chinese School for the 2018-19 school year. In her class, students will have the opportunity to write, prepare costumes and backdrops, and perform their own dramatic play. They will learn to write a formal essay and work in teams to orally compete in a debate. Students will also have the chance to create an illustrated book of their own short stories. Mrs. Burger is honored to have the opportunity to work with the Chinese community at such an excellent school!