Authors

Alice Burba

Alice Burba is president and owner of Songs for Teaching and co-owner of Music, Movement, Magination, Inc., both companies that focus on the educational power of music. Alice comes to the fields of education and music after working for over 33 years as a Child Welfare Training Consultant, where she provided professional development for educators, social workers, and caregivers about the needs of children. As a training consultant, Alice developed and implemented a variety of curricula specializing in child development, brain development, and the effects of trauma on development. Alice’s bachelor’s degree in social work and master’s degree in education, paired with her years of experience, give her a unique foundation to teach adults about the needs of children. As a musician and singer, she has always believed in the power of music to inspire, develop and teach. Over the past 15 years, Alice has been a regular conference speaker on the connection between literacy and music.