Mr. Steven Burgos
Steven Burgos was born and raised in Queens, New York – specifically Rockaway Beach – prior to moving to Florida. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in East Asian studies from Florida International University. Mr. Burgos continued his studies at Nova Southeastern University, earning a Masters of Public Administration. Thereafter, he successfully completed Miami-Dade College’s Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) program whereby mastery of competencies was demonstrated in the K-12 classroom setting. Prior to becoming an educator, Mr. Burgos spent more than a decade in the private business sector.
Mr. Burgos is certified in Elementary Education K-6 as well as the Social Sciences grades 6-12. He has partaken in scholarly seminars and received accolades over the past years specific to the Social Sciences. These include receiving training studying primary source documents as a Buchwald Fellow with the Ashbrook Center in Ohio during the summer of 2015; participating in a week-long intensive study hosted by the National Endowment for the Humanities entitled “Landmarks of American History & Culture” in the summer of 2016; and attending a Weekend Colloquium in Illinois, presented by the Liberty Fund, as a fellow where he explored the themes of liberty and responsibility throughout our nation’s history as well as its constitutional tradition. Finally, Mr. Burgos was also awarded the Justice Teaching Institute teacher award in 2017 where he trained with the Florida Supreme Court justices in Tallahassee Florida.
Mr. Burgos resides in Coral Gables, FL with his wife and elementary-aged daughter.