Gina Burd
Senior Director of Academics

Gina oversees school advocacy work, academic interventions, and youth development programming for students in grades 8-12. She joined Horton’s Kids as the Secondary Academic Manager in 2018 and focused on literacy interventions and school advocacy. Prior to her work with Horton’s Kids, Gina taught high school English and directed a Peer Mediation program for eleven years in Massachusetts. Gina has a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Writing from Wheaton College and a Master’s degree in English Literature and Women’s Studies from Brandeis University. She loves exploring DC, cooking for friends and family, and traveling.