Today's Choice for Tomorrow's Future

Assistant Principal


Hi Pine Ridge Bears,

      My name is Natasha Burns and I am excited to continue to serve as the Assistant Principal of Pine Ridge Elementary. The 2022-2023 school year is my 7th year at Pine Ridge. Prior to coming to Pine Ridge, I served as an Instructional Dean and a 5thgrade teacher at Groveland Elementary after transferring from teaching in Orange County for 9 years.

      I earned my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from the University of the Virgin Islands, Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from National Louis University, and Education Specialist degree in K-12 leadership from Grand Canyon University.

       I invite you to reach out to me anytime at Please also join us at one of our monthly School Advisory Council and PTO meetings, which take place the first Wednesday of each month beginning at 6pm in the media center. 


Welcome to the Ridge!

Natasha Burns