Resource – Laura Burke, Kayelyn Blake, and Kathy Neuberger


In resource this year we will be working on improving comprehension and fluency. We will be working with 95% Group materials, leveled readers and other materials to accomplish this. We are excited for the upcoming students that will joining us in resource this year! If you would like to work with your student at home here are some helpful websites.
Websites for Kids
Reading Rockets
Iowa Reading Research


Mrs. Burke

Mrs. Burke graduated from St. Ambrose with a B.A. in Elementary Education with endorsements in Reading and Language Arts. She has a son in eighth grade, and two sons in fifth grade here at J.F.K. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves her family here at J.F.K.






Mrs. Blake

This is Mrs. Blake’s third year teaching at John F. Kennedy. She graduated from St. Ambrose University in May 2014 with a degree in K-6 Elementary Education with endorsements in K-8 Math and K-8 Reading.  She is from Walcott, Iowa and has lived in the Quad Cities area for her whole life. She is a CART tutor at JFK and a tumbling and dance instructor at a dance studio in Eldridge.





Mrs. Neuberger

Mrs. Neuberger graduated from Mt. Mercy College with a B.A. in Elementary Education with an Early Childhood endorsement.  She previously taught kindergarten at J.F.K. from 2000-2004 and was a frequent substitute teacher before rejoining the staff this year.  Kathy has a son in seventh grade and a daughter in fourth grade at J.F.K.