New Educator Spotlight: Alyssa Burklund

Every week, we will be featuring one of our new LPS educators to get to know a little more about them and why they chose to be an educator. This week's New Educator Spotlight is Alyssa Burklund, kindergarten teacher at Huntington Elementary.

Building/Department: Huntington Elementary 

Teaching Assignment/Role: Kindergarten

Why did you want to become an educator?
I have always wanted to be a teacher since I was little. I have had some great teachers while going through school and I wanted to make a difference as well!

What has been your favorite part of working for Lincoln Public Schools?
I have loved working with Lincoln Public Schools because my fellow staff and faculty have been amazing and so supportive. It truly feels like a family.

Where did you attend college?
I graduated from Wayne State College with my Elementary Education Degree with a minor in Early Childhood

What is your favorite part of being an educator?
My favorite part of being an educator is to see the smiles on my students' faces when they walk into the classroom; to see the excitement they have toward learning. 

Published: November 18, 2022, Updated: November 18, 2022