Burke earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Vermont and her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University.
A longtime CS&A veteran, Burke began her career as an Operations Associate and the Associate Director of Operations. She then spent eight years as a Placement Associate with CS&A's Placement Group. In this role, she served in a consulting role to independent schools nationwide and facilitated the hiring of teachers and administrators across hundreds of positions and institutions.
Burke taught kindergarten and elementary school at The Learning Project Elementary School and was an Advancement Assistant at The Rivers School before rejoining the firm as a member of the Search and Consulting Group in 2011.