CPS recommends Mark Burlison to be next principal at Blue Ridge Elementary

COLUMBIA, Mo. - CPS officials announced on Tuesday that Mark Burlison will be recommended to the Board of Education to become the principal at Blue Ridge Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year. 

Burlison would replace Principal Kristen Palmer who will become the principal at Two Mile Prairie Elementary School.

 Burlison is currently the assistant principal at Blue Ridge Elementary School. He previously worked as the assistant principal at Mill Creek Elementary School and was an elementary school teacher for nine years. 

Burlison graduated from William Woods University and has a graduate degree from the University of Missouri and Southeast Missouri University. He is currently working to get his doctoral degree in educational leadership from William Woods University. 

“We’re excited to have Mr. Burlison continue his leadership role at Blue Ridge.  He will continue the school’s mission to help all students be learners and prepared for the future,” said Superintendent Peter Stiepleman. 

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