2nd Grade Team
Atlantis Burek is a graduate of Southeastern University obtaining a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. Mrs. Burek also holds a Masters in Arts degree in Education specializing in Curriculum Instruction from Nova Southeastern University. Additionally, in 2008, she became one of the select few in the state to achieve the honor of becoming a National Board Certified Teacher specializing in Early Childhood.
Mrs. Burek has been teaching at McKeel Academy Central since the inception of the school in 2003. As an educator, she strives to promote a safe, nurturing, and fun environment in which students achieve academic success and receive a strong foundation to prepare them too confidently succeed in the rest of their educational experiences.
Honors: Who's Who among America's Teachers (2005); Teacher of the Year (2010); Polk County Charter School Teacher of the Year (2010)