About the Teacher
My name is Joan Burke. I graduated from Montclair State University, where I majored in Early Childhood Education/Family and Child Studies. I completed my student teaching in Newark, NJ in a preschool class, and my fieldwork and observations were completed in Clifton, Hoboken and West Caldwell. I have a Special Education Certificate at Caldwell College. I have worked in nursery schools since 2003 in Nutley, Verona and North Arlington. I have experience working with children from infants to five years of age. This is my eleventh year working at OLC. I worked in Pre-K4 for two years as a teacher's assistant and for two year as a teacher. I have worked three years as a teacher in Pre-K3 and two years in Kindergarten. I also am the supplementary instruction teacher for 193 for.