Congratulations to Garcia Middle School's 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Kristina Burkhalter!
Mrs. Burkhalter was born in Arizona and grew up in Colorado where she graduated with a bachelor of science degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Spanish. Mrs. Burkhalter is now in her eleventh year at Garcia Middle School and teaches 8th grade U.S. History. Mrs. Burkhalter also holds a Master's of Education in Educational Technology. She currently serves as the Department Chair for the GMS Social Studies Department and she assists with the Gator Girl's Club. Mrs. Burkhalter enjoys spending time with her husband and three sons. Congratulations Mrs. Burkhalter!