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Chris Burke

Position: Middle School Teacher

College: Bachelor of Arts in History from California State University, East Bay

Email: ChrisBurke@rcs.edu

san francisco bay area private high schools

What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools?

I teach 6th grade Bible and English, 7th grade History, Middle School Journalism, and I lead the Chapel Band.

What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools?

I love the heart to see students’ lives changed because of the gospel of Jesus. In every class, and in every subject, the goal is to equip students to live for the glory of Christ.

Why do you like teaching at RCS?

Redwood has been an incredibly supportive and joyful place to work. I became a teacher here because I wanted to teach. I stay here because of the joy it is to be a part of a team that cares so deeply about teaching students to love and follow Jesus through the various classes and activities that we provide.

What is a unique experience, talent or interest that you bring to shape the overall experience of students at RCS?

I have a nearly endless amount of energy and a desire to constantly improve that helps me connect with students and help them to grow.

What sets RCS students apart from students in other schools?

RCS students understand that each person is made in God’s image and regularly make choices that display grace and compassion for one another.

The RCS tagline is “the education you TRUST for the children you LOVE.” How do you accomplish this in your role at RCS?

I treat students like they are my own, considering that each of their lives is of incredible value.

What do you want students to gain from having known you?

I want them to know Jesus and to understand that what they have learned in my classroom is equipping them to live lives for the glory of His name.

What is your favorite verse?

Psalm 73:25-26 “Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”



Chris Burke

Position: Middle School Teacher

College: Bachelor of Arts in History from California State University, East Bay

Email: ChrisBurke@rcs.edu

san francisco bay area private high schools

What is/are your role(s) at Redwood Christian Schools?

I teach 6th grade Bible and English, 7th grade History, Middle School Journalism, and I lead the Chapel Band.

What do you love about Redwood Christian Schools?

I love the heart to see students’ lives changed because of the gospel of Jesus. In every class, and in every subject, the goal is to equip students to live for the glory of Christ.

Why do you like teaching at RCS?

Redwood has been an incredibly supportive and joyful place to work. I became a teacher here because I wanted to teach. I stay here because of the joy it is to be a part of a team that cares so deeply about teaching students to love and follow Jesus through the various classes and activities that we provide.

What is a unique experience, talent or interest that you bring to shape the overall experience of students at RCS?

I have a nearly endless amount of energy and a desire to constantly improve that helps me connect with students and help them to grow.

What sets RCS students apart from students in other schools?

RCS students understand that each person is made in God’s image and regularly make choices that display grace and compassion for one another.

The RCS tagline is “the education you TRUST for the children you LOVE.” How do you accomplish this in your role at RCS?

I treat students like they are my own, considering that each of their lives is of incredible value.

What do you want students to gain from having known you?

I want them to know Jesus and to understand that what they have learned in my classroom is equipping them to live lives for the glory of His name.

What is your favorite verse?

Psalm 73:25-26 “Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”