Wayne Burke

Wayne Burke, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Spring Hill School District

Dr. Wayne Burke is the Superintendent of Schools for the Spring Hill School District with a student population around 3,700 students and over 580 certified and classified personnel.

On July 1, 2015, Dr. Wayne Burke officially stepped into the position of superintendent. He had held the role of superintendent-elect throughout the 2014-15 school year, which provided an opportunity for a smooth transition into his new role. 

Beginning in 1997, Burke was the assistant high school principal and activities director of Spring Hill High School for four years and principal for another five years. Leaving the Spring Hill School District in 2006, he served as the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources in the Derby School District in Derby, Kan., for three years. He returned to the Spring Hill School District in 2009 to serve as assistant superintendent before being named the superintendent-elect in 2014.

Burke has his doctorate of education from the University of Kansas, a master’s degree in education administration from Emporia State University and a bachelor’s degree in business education from Kansas State University. He also is a member of numerous national and state level professional organizations as well as local community groups.