Mr. Robert Burke

Year Appointed at Bishop Mora Salesian High School: 2017

Education: California State University, Long Beach-Bachelors Degree in Religious Studies; California State University, Long Beach-Masters Degree in Education: Option in Educational Technology and Media Leadership; Department of Catholic Schools, LA Archdiocese-Religious Ed. Certification; Loyola Marymount University-Masters Degree in Guidance and Counseling (in-progress)

Biography: Robert "Robby" Burke has been an educator for the last 12 years. He began his teaching career in 2009 as an elementary school teacher at Resurrection School in Boyle Heights. He then moved on and became a high school teacher at St. Anthony High School, where he also served as the Media & Communications Manager for the school. Mr. Burke would later become an ASB Moderator, Educational Technology Specialist, and College Counselor at Saint Joseph High School. While at Saint Joseph, Mr. Burke was an instrumental part of the school's implementation of their iPad program and was a member of the school's academic and college guidance team, focusing on college data matriculation and strengthening the college application process for students. 

Mr. Burke joined the Salesian family in 2017 as the Director of Counseling and Instructional Technology. In 2020, the College Board recognized Mr. Burke as an honoree for the College Board's Recognition Program. Since his time as Salesian, he has also served in other leadership roles as Campus Minister and is currently the Director of Student Activities. He is still a passionate teacher and teaches in the Theology Department and Visual/ Performing Arts Department.

Mr. Burke is a member of the American Counseling Association and has served on the leadership team for the WCEA/E3 accreditation and the CAIS (California Accreditation of Independent Schools) visiting team.

Current Assignment: Activities Director, WCEA Accreditation Coordinator