President & Chief Executive Officer
Teacher Created Materials
Corinne Burton is proud to represent Teacher Created Materials as President & Chief Executive Officer. For the past 17 years, Burton has worked tirelessly to ensure the California-based company continues its legacy of producing quality resources “by teachers for teachers and students” to make teaching more effective and learning more fun.
Burton’s commitment to her employees, community-outreach and the education industry is unprecedented. She champions better benefits, stronger training programs and encourages outreach throughout the company. She founded and implemented a company outreach day where employees in twenty states volunteer to better a high-needs school, as well as donate educational products to students and teachers. She has also created a fund that allows TCM to sponsor the personal passions of her employees.
Her commitment to teachers and students has her in classrooms observing, teaching and listening to the challenges they face. She is currently serving on the Association of American Publishers Board of Directors and is past-chair of the PreK-12 Learning Group. Her community involvement has also gained her highly coveted recognitions from Girl Scouts of America and AAP PreK-12 Learning Group.
From a family of educators, Corinne grew up with a vision for quality education for all. She began her career in the classroom as an elementary school teacher in California, where she fell in love with education. She joined TCM full time in 2000 serving in various roles: Marketer, Editor and Trainer prior to her current role as President and CEO.
Corinne attended the University of California, San Diego earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She went on to receive her Teaching Credential from University of California, Irvine and Masters of Science in Computing and Technology from Teacher’s College, Columbia University. Corinne currently resides in California with her husband and three children.