Department of Defense Education Activity

Dr. Raymond Burk - Pierce Terrace ES Principal

Dr. Raymond Burk comes to DoDEA Americas from the Hempfield Area School District, in the Pittsburgh, PA, metro area, where he had most recently served as the principal of an elementary school since 2006.

Dr. Raymond Burk began his leadership career in the United States Air Force in 1988. Upon completing his undergraduate studies, Dr. Burk taught in Henrico County Schools, Virginia, and North Allegheny School District, Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to arriving to Pierce Terrace, Dr. Burk served as principal in the North Star School District and Hempfield Area School District.

Dr. Burk earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Additionally, he received his Master of
Education in Educational Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Burk was awarded his Letter of Eligibility from Gannon University and completed his doctorate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Burk and his wife, Adriane, reside in Columbia, SC, with their daughters, Tessa and Sofia, and Labrador Retriever, Sidney.

Dr. Raymond Burk

Pierce Terrace ES Principal

Phone: 803-638-7491
Fax: 803-738-8895
5705 Carter Road
Columbia , SC 29206-5379