About me...Hello! My name is Mr. Burkhardt (Mr. B). This year will be my 14th year in Red Hook : six years in the middle school and 8 years in fifth grade. At Linden Avenue, I was actively involved in the mentoring club as well as the many anti-bullying efforts and programs. Aside from teaching in Red Hook, I am also the varsity boys and girls assistant Track and Field coach.I attended high school at Onteora Central Schools. I received my bachelors degree in education/history from SUNY New Paltz and my masters degree in education from SUNY New Paltz.I enjoy reading, photography, golf, running, biking, playing with my dogs, Brooke and Max, and working on my house! I enjoy football and baseball. I am an avid Notre Dame and Washington Redskins fan for football, and I enjoy the Yankees for baseball.I look forward to getting to know you!