David Burgess

About David Burgess

Dave Burgess is an independent educational consultant in Richmond, VA. He is an adjunct professor for the University of Richmond and a university supervisor for James Madison University. Before retiring, Dave served as a Title I elementary school principal in Henrico County (VA) public schools for 17 years; during the last 12 years of his tenure his school attained and maintained full state accreditation. Before serving as a principal, Dave was the school counseling program specialist for the Virginia Department of Education, and before that he served as a school counselor and teacher in the public schools of Virginia and Florida. As a school counselor in Henrico County Schools, he introduced the Friendly Helper Peer Facilitation program to the county schools. As a principal in the same county, his school was a model program for the state of Virginia in the Positive Behavior Intervention Support Program (PBIS).