Meet the teacher

My Family

Hi! My name is Mrs. Burkeen and I am so excited to be a preschool teacher here at JBE. This is my 18th year teaching at James B. Edwards and I just love it! It is going to be a fun year full of lots of learning and new adventures.
Here's a little bit of info about me.....
   I was born and raised in Myrtle Beach, SC and I am the youngest of three.  I 
have one older brother, Kevin, and one older sister, Karen. When I graduated from high school, I moved to Charleston to attend the College of Charleston. I majored in elementary and early childhood education. After college, I attended the University of Charleston and got my graduate degree in Early childhood education.  In 2009, I got my National boards in early childhood! Yipee! 

I have an amazing assistant, Mrs Brown, who has been at JBE for over 26 years! She has one son and she loves to spend her weekends walking on the beach with her husband! 
I am married to a wonderful man, Mr Burkeen, who teaches 5th grade here at JBE. 
We have one adorable daughter, Khloe who is six years old and a four year old little boy named Kyle. Both attend JBE! We have a a new puppy named Maisy and a really fat cat named Bailey! ;)
We are going to have so much fun together! 😊