Jennifer Stewart - Interim Principal
Jennifer Stewart is the Interim Principal at Burnet Middle School. Education and serving students and teachers has been her passion for the past 25 years! Originally from the central Texas area, she graduated from Leander High School, received her Bachelor's Degree from Oklahoma Baptist University, and obtained her Master's Degree through Concordia University. Jennifer started her career as a middle school English teacher in Lake Dallas, TX, and then taught at a variety of levels for the next 10 years. For 17 years, she worked for Leander ISD, serving in the roles of teacher, ELA facilitator, coordinator of staff development, and assistant principal at Running Brushy Middle School. Joining the Burnet community in 2018, Jennifer served as an assistant principal at Burnet High School for the past 2 ½ year and has grown to love the Burnet community, staff, and students. Jennifer and her husband have been married for 26 years and enjoy spending time with their 18 year old son, Kirin, and two cats.
Brad Behrendt- Assistant Principal
Mr. Behrendt will be starting his second year at Burnet Middle School and his 30th year in education. Mr. Behrendt is a native of West Texas where he is a graduate of Odessa High School and a graduate of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. He has been married to his wife Cheere, who is also in education, for 31 years and they have a daughter named Kali.
Stephanie Buckly - Assistant Principal
Stephanie Buckly is the newest Assistant Principal at Burnet Middle School. She is originally from Agana, Guam, but grew up in the central Texas area. Mrs. Buckly graduated from Pflugerville High School, then earned both her Bachelors and Masters degrees from Texas State University - San Marcos. She is a former Math teacher who is celebrating her 14th year in Education. Mrs. Buckly loves to read, garden, crochet and especially loves to spend time with her husband, three children, and her dog.
Nancy Middlebrooks is currently a Counselor at Burnet Middle School. Nancy is originally a West Texas product as a graduate of Monahans High School and University of Texas of Permian Basin. With teaching experience in 3rd, 5th, and 6th grade elementary classrooms and 7th and 8th grade middle school reading classroom, she became a middle school counselor. When the decision was made to move to Burnet, she returned to the classroom as a 5th grade teacher prior to becoming the administrative assistant at Shady Grove Elementary School when it housed 4th & 5th grade. Following 8 years in that role, she worked at Burnet Consolidated ISD in Central Office as Curriculum Coordinator. Following 2 years of retirement, Nancy was given the opportunity to return to counseling at Burnet Middle School. She decided when she was 5 years old that she wanted to be a teacher. That decision and the love of learning, teaching, and helping answer the “Why?” question for Nancy.
Vickie McElroy is our newest Counselor to BMS. She is a Burnet Alumni and was most recently a Department Head and Project Lead the Way Teacher at Burnet MS.