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David Burton

U.S. Certified Elementary Teacher

Teaching Experience

Oct 2013Jan 2016

Second Grade Teacher

Jefferson County Public Schools­ H. B. Slaughter Elementary
  •  Chess Club Coach
  •  Future Problem Solvers Coach
  •  Successfully completed Kentucky Teacher's Internship Program
  •  Highly Qualified Certification
  •  Experience using differentiated instruction aligned with common core
  •  Communicated with parents daily
  •  Collaborated with school psychologist for EBD students
  •  Collaborated with ESL department
  •  Designed schedules and work goals for the second grade "peer learning    community"
  •  Held parent teacher conferences 
Jan 2011Aug 2011

Third Grade Teacher (Cairo, Egypt)

El­ Alsson American and British International School
  • Effectively took over the remaining year  for a retiring teacher
  • Planned and implement daily lessons
  • Led elementary teacher's in aligning curriculum to Common Core Standards
  • Incorporated "workshop method" into Language Arts
  • Communicated with parents daily via  personalized academic and behavioral progress letters 
  • Held parent teacher conferences
Sep 2009Dec 2010

Practicum Teaching 

Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Templeton Elementary School fourth grade observation and science instruction
  • Child's Elementary School first grade observation and language arts instruction
  • The Project School student teaching multi-age elementary classroom
Aug 2006Aug 2007

ESL Teacher K-12 (Seoul, Korea)

Herald Language Institute
  • Early years English Immersion program
  • Fourth grade ESL class
  • After school TESOL course
  • Middle School & High School Grammar and Vocabulary Course



M.S. Elementary Teaching (Pending)

Indiana University, Bloomington

Elementary transition to teaching program 


B.A Liberal Arts

Purdue University, West Lafayette IN

Interdisciplinary Film Studies Major 

Theater Arts Minor


Jan 2014Jan 2019

Elementary Teacher

State of Kentucky Board of Education

License to teach K-6