Glenn Burnes | Principal, Collins Middle School
Glenn Burns has been the principal of Collins Middle School in Salem since July 2014. Prior to this principalship, Glenn was the Assistant Principal at Talbot Innovation School in Fall River where he facilitated and supported Talbot’s conversion to an Innovation School. Glenn began his career as an educator at Matthew J. Kuss Middle School in Fall River where he served in many roles, including Social Studies teacher, student government advisor, mentor, and athletic coach. He was also a member of the Instructional Leadership Team where he worked on whole school improvement in the first school in Massachusetts labeled “chronically underperforming.” Through collaborative structures and high expectations this school achieved level one status. Glenn holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bridgewater State College and a MEd from Providence College in Educational Leadership.