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Jennifer Burns, Principal
2012 - Present

Northside Elementary
801 Brown Street
Waxahachie, Texas 75165
972.923.4610 (phone) 

Jennifer Wilt, Secretary

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Jennifer Burns began her career in the classroom in 2000 as a fifth grade teacher in El Paso, Texas. Throughout her career as an elementary instructor, Mrs. Burns served as a team leader, curriculum writing team member, UIL Coach, TAKS Administrator, and grade level chairman. Due to her leadership in the classroom, she was named as a finalist for the Lewisville ISD Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Burns began her campus administrative career as the Assistant Principal of Parkway Elementary School in Lewisville ISD. In 2011, she was named as a finalist for the Lewisville ISD Assistant Principal of the Year. Mrs. Burns joined Waxahachie ISD as the principal at Northside Elementary in 2012. She holds a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso and a Master of Education from Concordia University in Austin, Texas. Mrs. Burns is certified in the following areas:  Superintendent, Principal, PreK-6 Elementary Early Childhood, Elementary Self Contained, and English as a Second Language. Mrs. Burns is a member of the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association of Texas Professional Educators, and the Parent Teacher Organization. She and her husband have three daughters, and they enjoy spending time together at Waxahachie events. Mrs. Burns is proud to serve the Northside community!