MEREDITH W. BURTON

TEACHING, LEARNING, AND LIVING

ABOUT

  • Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood and Elementary Education
  • Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Literacy
  • 2005 – Present: Director and Lead Teacher of the Furman University Child Development Center
  • 1997 – 2004: Kindergarten and First Grade Teacher in South Carolina public schools
  • Speaker at local, state, and national education conferences
  • 2003 – 2011: Board Member for the South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children
  • 2006 – Present: Member of the Education Advisory Board of North Greenville University
  • 2007: WYFF Golden Apple Award winner
  • 2010 – 2011: Scholastic Book Clubs Teacher Advisor
  • 2010 – 2013: Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Teaching Young Children (NAEYC)
  • 2012-2013: Parliamentarian for the Junior League of Greenville Board of Directors
  • 2012-2013: President-Elect for the South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children
  • 2014-2015: President for the South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children
  • 2012-2015: Board of Directors for Greenville County First Steps
  • 2014-2017: NAEYC for Families Website Advisory Council
  • 2012- Present: Certified Childcare Trainer in South Carolina
  • 2014- Became a Master Certified Trainer in South Carolina
  • Nov. 2013: Published in Young Children journal – Book Clubs Strengthen Family-Teacher Partnerships and Build Community
  • Most Importantly: Mother to a happy, active six year old!

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