Chair, Graduate Teacher Education Department
Professor Burger has been on faculty at Concordia for seven years, currently serving as Chair of the Department of Graduate Teacher Education, College of Education and Science. She offers skills in education and business leadership, organizational change, and curriculum development. Professor Burger’s leadership roles include Elementary Principal, Director Special Education Programs, and Educational Consultant, Business Coach and Consulting.
- Doctoral Studies, Higher Education, Concordia University St. Paul
- MA in Education, University of Nebraska Kearney
- B.A., Special Education, University of Nebraska Kearney
- Curriculum and Instructional Design
- Board of Directors, Progress Valley a nonprofit organization providing chemical health treatment services for adult men and women since 1972. The moving force behind Progress Valley is to help people help themselves.
- Coordinator Women’s Mentor Program with Washington County Jail
Professional Conference Presentations
Aace Virtual International Conference - February, 2012
Presentation Title: Reaching the Remote Learner through Web-Conferencing: A Testimonial on using Collaboration, Self, and Peer-Assessment to Turn the Focus from Grades to Learning
Presenters: Dr. Joel Schuessler, Professor Phyl Burger
National Collaboration Learning Conference -November 2010
Ripples in the Pond: Transforming Higher Education for Today
Presentation Title: Turning the Focus from Grades to Learning through Student Self-Assessment
Presenters: Dr. Joel Schuessler, Professor Phyl Burger, Dr. Jim Gimbel, Susan Hein, Jeremy Sellman
2009 Wisconsin Research Seminar on Improving Educator Quality: Improving Practice and Expanding Collaboration in Challenging Times. - June 2009
Title: Professional Development Plans: A collaborative model between PK-12 teachers and IHE faculty.
Dr. Jill Klefstad, UW-Stout and Professor Phyl Burger, Concordia University St. Paul.