Terra Vista’s Sarah Burleson Hired as New Science Coordinator for FISD

Burleson has worked as a science teacher at Terra Vista Middle School for seven years.

15TV053Sarah Burleson, a seventh grade science teacher at Terra Vista Middle School, was approved as the district’s new science coordinator by the Frenship ISD Board of Trustees during Monday night’s monthly meeting.

Burleson, originally from Early, has been teaching at Terra Vista for seven years and looks forward to beginning her new position.

“I am honored and excited to continue my career as a Frenship Tiger and serve as the district science coordinator,” she said. “Frenship truly has a tradition of excellence in all areas, whether we are talking about academics, athletics, fine arts or the staff. Since day one as a teacher I have always been proud to say that I am a Frenship Tiger.”

Throughout Burleson’s career, she has dedicated her work to self-improvement and district improvement by serving on the District Education Improvement Committee, .5 to 1 Committee, Engage to Learn Design Team and textbook and supplemental adoption committees. She also has participated in the Aspiring Administrators Leadership Academy and professional development with the Tiger iPadders.

Burleson said she loves the world of education and has thoroughly enjoyed her time in the classroom. She said she will miss her students but looks forward to serving Frenship in a different capacity.

“In my new position I have the opportunity to assist teachers and students throughout the entire district,” she said. “I am excited to get into our science classrooms to see the amazing teaching and learning that is taking place.

“My goal is to provide our Frenship science teachers with the support and resources necessary to achieve student success. Frenship is blessed with a talented science staff and I am so honored to be able to work with them.”

Burleson earned her bachelor’s degree in public relations from Texas Tech University, but quickly returned to earn her teaching certificate for 4-8th grade science through the post-bac program at Texas Tech. She recently earned her Master’s of Education in educational leadership from Lubbock Christian University.