“Kristin Burnette is pursuing her PhD in special education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her passion is inclusive education for students with significant cognitive disabilities. She is a Nationally Board Certified Special Education Teacher and taught students with low incidence disabilities in Wake County where she also served on the Special Education Advisory Council for Wake County Public Schools. She was a public school teacher for students with intellectual disabilities for 11 years.
Having obtained her undergraduate degree in Special Education: Adapted Curriculum at The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Mrs. Burnette then completed her Masters degree from East Carolina University in Special Education Low Incidence Disabilities with a certificate in Assistive Technology. She is on the board for Triangle Down Syndrome Network and Communitas of NC serving individuals with disabilities throughout her community.”