Sara Burmakow ’13 Instructor in Education


M.Ed., Northwestern College
B.A., Northwestern College

Sara Burmakow began teaching high school biology at Orange City's MOC-Floyd Valley High School in 2013. She also leads the 9-12 science curriculum and is a Professional Learning Community (PLC) leader for her colleagues. She enjoys working with students to ignite a passion for science—specifically biology—and preparing future teachers as they begin to positively impact their own students. Burmakow earned a bachelor’s degree in biology education with a minor in chemistry from Northwestern College, then continued her education at her alma mater, graduating with a Master of Education degree from NWC in 2017.