Mrs. Burch graduated from The College of Saint Rose with a B.S. in both Special Education and Elementary Education. She obtained a Master of Science from Touro College in Middle School Special Education. She later received certificates with distinction in both School Building Leadership and District Leadership from The College of Saint Rose. Mrs. Burch came to Bowne in 2015 as the Assistant Principal of Student Life. She also supervised the My Brother’s Keeper chapter at John Bowne High School.