Athena Burkett

Athena Burkett, 3rd Grade Classroom Teacher

Athena joined Capital City in August 2014. She holds a Master of Arts in Education focused on Elementary Education and Special Education from Lesley University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Prior to Capital City, she was part of the Urban Teacher Center program and taught first grade at Achievement Preparatory Academy in DC.

Athena is conversational in Spanish. In her spare time, she loves to read, ballroom dance (particularly swing dancing), sketch, swim, and play almost any type of sport.