Mr. Burnam - 4th grade
Fredrick Burnam is a native of Los Angeles, California. He has over 18 years of teaching and coaching experience at the high school, middle school, and elementary level. He is a proud graduate of Occidental College where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Politics with a minor in History. Mr. Burnam specializes in Reading and English/Language and Social Studies instruction. After beginning his career in the Los Angeles Unified School District, Mr. Burnam relocated to the metro Atlanta area. For the past 13 years, he has dedicated himself to Christian education, most recently teaching and coaching at Greenforest Christian Academy in Decatur.
Mr. Burnam is a 3-time "Teacher of the Year" recipient, and was recognized as a Dekalb County "Star Teacher" for the past two years. He prides himself on being more than just a teacher, but sees himself as a mentor and coach as well. Mr. Burnam has led workshops on differentiated instruction, innovative reading strategies, and effective assessment and monitoring student progress. He is an avid reader and loves writing and analyzing literature with and without students. He lives in Lithonia, GA with his beautiful wife and amazing daughters.