Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Burrage lives in Florida with his wife and their four sons. As a family they enjoy school-related activities, soccer, t-ball, watching movies, building, canoeing, and traditional archery.
Dr. Burrage graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Florida Atlantic University. His graduate work includes a Masters in Education degree from the University of Central Florida and a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Northcentral University, both specializing in Exceptional Student Education. The focus of his doctoral work was on teacher training and the use of classroom management systems with students diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disabilities.
Aside from working as an adjunct professor, faculty member, and site supervisor for several universities; Dr. Burrage currently works full-time as a virtual elementary school teacher for his local school district. Alongside teaching, Dr. Burrage also develops and embeds curriculum for this virtual program. He received a district Golden Apple Award in 2010 for his work as a public school exceptional education teacher in the emotional and behavioral self-contained setting.
Dr. Burrage is actively involved in volunteering at a variety of schools and a participant in the Golden Apple Academy and the Public Education Foundation. He is very passionate about education and proud to be both a teacher and lifelong learner.