Diane Burnett Named Special Education Coordinator

Diane Burnett Named Special Education Coordinator
Posted on 06/06/2023
Welcome! Diane Burnett, Special Education Coordinator

Castleberry ISD welcomes Diane Burnett as the district’s next Special Education Coordinator. Burnett joins Castleberry ISD from Alvarado ISD where she served as the Director of Special Education for the past three years. She started her career in education thirty years ago as a special education teacher in Wisconsin.

Burnett earned a Bachelor of Science in Special Education and Elementary Education from Silver Lake College in Wisconsin. She earned a Master of Education in Educational Leadership through Concordia University Chicago in Illinois. Additionally, she has completed several certifications in structured teaching and behavior intervention for students.

For the first part of her career, Burnett served as a special education teacher. After completing her master’s degree, she began serving as an administrator for special education in public education. Burnett has presented at national and state level conferences, specifically in the area of purposeful inclusion for students with disabilities.

Her greatest joy is spending time with her family and her three grandchildren. Her love of travel has continued throughout her life, traveling to Europe, China and Israel.

Burnett is excited for the opportunity to bring her skills to Castleberry ISD. She is appreciative to the Board for allowing her to join the Castleberry team.