Debbie Burns


Debbie Burns, M.A., has over 30 years of teaching experience and a M.Ed. in Elementary Education from Oregon State University. She has taught in kindergarten, first grade, and K-1 multi-age classrooms. She spent one of those years traveling and studying in Hawaii and Australia. Her workshops come highly recommended from teachers of California, Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho, Montana & Washington. All of Debbie's workshops are practical and useful for teachers. Her classroom provides a stimulating and enriching environment where each child is viewed as an able learner, and where individual differences are respected. She is currently teaching in Hermiston, Oregon.

Offered Courses


Course No. ED430L, ED530L

Tuition $195 ‑ $280

Quarter Credits 3

Enhance your K-3 reading curriculum with teacher designed, hands-on activities. Phonemic awareness, vocabulary, writing, spelling, word families, chunks and much more will be covered that you can fit into your reading block. The materials will be loved by you and by your students. Discover powerful, effective strategies for whole group experiences, small-group explorations and independent projects to build a lifelong passion for reading. $35 resource packet and DVD fee due after registration.


Course No. ED420Z, ED520Z

Tuition $315 ‑ $415

Quarter Credits 5

This class is the complete package for a great, K-3rd grade, language arts program. Guarantee reading success through a positive literacy environment of phonics, homework packets, assessment, parents as partners, emergent writing, word families, word walls and literacy centers.