Ms. Burnett

Subject Expert Teacher

Ms. Burnett, a Subject Area Specialist in mathematics, is thrilled to be working with the engaging students and dynamic faculty here at BASIS Independent McLean. Ms. Burnett graduated Vanderbilt University as a Math Major, with minors in Philosophy, Psychology, History, and Economics. Her masters is from UVA.

She has 44 years of experience teaching math on three continents and two coasts, thanks to her Navy Lawyer (JAG) husband’s career. Post Navy, they chose to settle in McLean to raise their three children. Ms. Burnett has taught the last 22 years at Longfellow Middle School, and as a result, has plenty of experience teaching the same courses she does now. She also coached the MATHCOUNTS team.

One of her MATHCOUNTS teams placed #2 in the nation, and two teams placed #1. They visited White House both times!