Dr. Burks currently serves as National Dean of Faculty supporting a large community of faculty in their three main roles – teaching, scholarship and service. Dr. Burks led a condensed and successful Canvas migration, faculty certification program, and via a team directs a highly collaborative Center of Teaching Excellence driving modern and digitized learning environments – disrupting structures to best support students.
Dr. Burks is a 18 year BOE member of a large K-12 district (currently President) deeply committed to driving K-12 education to think differently. Dr. Burks is heavily involved in national student success initiatives via HLC and Civitas Learning and over 25 years in education possesses an extensive portfolio of work in teaching, experiential learning, student persistence, accreditation, AI, curriculumn and program development, outcomes assessment, etc. Dr. Burks has taken many large insitutional wide efforts from concept to completion; postively impacting outcomes. Dr. Burks is published and presents nationally and internationally – always on the brink of change that best supports students as they move through their educational and career journey.
Learning is a life long journey – the best one to be on!