Dr. Debbi Burdick

  • Leadership Mission Statement:

    To ensure learning every day for every student;

    leadership every day for every stakeholder. 

Recognition

  • 2018 
    Carefree-Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce Impact Award 

    2017 
    Bob Grossman Leadership in School Communications Award 2017

    2016
    American Association of School Administrators Arizona State Superintendent of the Year
    Paradise Valley Community College's Outstanding Community Leader

    2015-16
    Arizona School Administrator's Association President

    2013
    Arizona Superintendent of the Year (For Large Districts)
    Arizona School Administrator's Association President-Superintendents Division

Educational Background

  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, and Policy Studies
    Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
    Dissertation: "Women hold up half the sky:" Is principal selection based on gender and leadership style?

    Reading Recovery coursework and certification
    Center for the Study of Reading, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois

    MA, Elementary Education, with highest honors

    Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

    BA, Elementary Education, with highest honors

    Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

    Additional information:
    Adjunct Professor:
    Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
    Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona