Faculty & Staff Profiles

Name:  Tammy Burnham
Title:  Associate Professor - Educational Core, Literacy
Education:  Ph.D., Educational Administration, University of South Carolina-Columbia; M.A., Educational Administration, University of South Carolina-Columbia; B.A., Elementary Education, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Office:  304-D Withers/W.T.S. Building   
Phone:  803/323-2581
E-mail:  burnhamt@winthrop.edu  
Area(s):  Supervision; Mentoring; Teacher professional development; Elementary education; Youth at risk

Dr. Burnham has been in the educational field for over 25 years. She began her career teaching at elementary schools in several states for over a decade. After completing her master's degree, she founded and directed a learning center that emphasized differentiated instruction for students struggling in K-12 and post-secondary schools. In returning to her home state of South Carolina in 2002, Dr. Burnham began teaching and supervising at Winthrop University. Courses she has taught include the areas of educational core, elementary methods, reflective practice, and supervision of interns. Her research interests focus on student at risk populations, teacher development and supervision, and motivational psychology.