• mlb

    Welcome to my school page! 

    Please reach out to me via email if you have any questions or concerns- mlburkhalter@tcss.net 

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    My name is Mary Lea Burkhalter. I grew up in Northport, AL, and am a Tuscaloosa County High School graduate. I married my high school sweetheart! We have three girls; Della, Rowan, and Landry. 


    I attended college at The University of Mississippi, where I received a bachelor's in Elementary Education in 2009 with a concentration in art and English. I have my master's from UWA in M.Ed. Learning, Design & Technology.  


    I have experience teaching:  

    • Art: PK-6th grade and 9th-12th grade (2009-2010; Philadelphia, MS and Tuscaloosa County High School)  
    • Special Education: 9th-12th grades; as a case manager, self-contain teacher, inclusion/collaborative teacher, and Transition Services teacher. (2011-February 2020; Tuscaloosa County High School) 
    • General Elective teacher (2021- present; Echols Middle School) 

    I worked at The University of Alabama (February 2020-August 2021) as an Instructional Technologist with online learning.