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daphneburnsMs. Burns was named principal at the F.B. Gwynn Educational Center in 2014. She previously served as a vice principal at Mary B. Neal Elementary School for four years. She started her education career in 1998 as a general and special education teacher with Prince George’s County and moved to Charles County Public Schools in 2008 as an IEP facilitator.

Burns has a Master of Science in Educational Administration from Trinity University, Washington, D.C. and a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood/Special Education from Bowie State University.

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    Career Day at C. Paul Barnhart Elementary School on April 7 introduced students to various careers — from being a K9 officer to a dentist, working as a veterinary technician to being a Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) representative. Students were able to question presenters and learn about different occupations they can pursue in the […]
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    Lauren Winkler, a senior at Maurice J. McDonough High School, was named the Career Research and Development (CRD) Student of the Year for 2017 at the annual employer/employee breakfast held April 21. Winkler worked at Chick-fil-A, a fast-food restaurant in La Plata. Winkler was selected for the award following three levels of competition both at […]


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