April Burke

April Burke

Fourth Grade Teacher

Education: Virginia Tech - Bachelor of Art in Liberal Arts and Sciences with Math and English Minors; Shenandoah University - Masters of Science in Education with a Reading Specialist Concentration

Certifications/Licensures: Shenandoah University - Teacher Certification, NK-8

Years of Teaching Experience: 21

Years at Powhatan: 15

Bio

April grew up in Frederick County, where she first taught fourth grade after graduating from college.  In 2003, she began teaching second grade at Powhatan and later moved to fourth grade.  She enjoys teaching all areas of the curriculum, but has a special interest in teaching reading and sharing books with students.

She resides in Clear Brook with her husband, Brian, and their three children (all Powhatan graduates).

Hobbies

Reading and spending time with family

Favorite Quotes

“Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.” - The Red Fairy Project