Faculty & Staff SpotlightPhyl Burger

Phyl Burger, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor | College of Education


Dr. Phyllis Burger has been a faculty member at Concordia University St. Paul in the College of Education since 2008.  She has served in numerous leadership roles including Chair of the Department of Graduate Teacher Education, Coordinator of the MA Differentiated Instruction, Educational Leadership, and Educational Technology programs.  Professor Burger’s work in education includes leadership experience as a Classroom Teacher, Elementary Principal, Director of Special Education Programs, Educational Consultant and University Professor. 

She has worked with incarcerated women, and mental illness and domestic violence programs for the past decade.  Professor Burger serves her community as an Executive Member on the Board of Directors for Progress Valley-Bloomington, MN., a center-serving adults with mental health challenges.  She is on the Peer Review Panel for the Journal of Teacher Education.  


Ed.D. Educational Leadership, Concordia University St. Paul

Ed.S. Education Concordia University St. Paul

MA in Education Administration, University of Nebraska Kearney

B.A. Special Education, University of Nebraska Kearney


Mental Health
Research & Instructional Design
Special Education & Differentiated Instruction