PJ has a Bachelor of Arts with majors in English and Public Relations and a minor in Spanish from Texas State University and holds a Texas teacher certification for EC-12th grade. She studied Shakespeare extensively and has had several small written works published. She has taught English Language Arts, Reading, Writing, and ESL at the Junior High and High School levels and elementary school reading, math, science and social studies in public, private, charter, and virtual schools for 19 years and was the Reading Specialist for 2 years at Lockhart Jr High. Additionally, Mrs. Burton has been teaching swimming lessons for 25 years. Over the years, she has homeschooled her own children. She loves to spend time with her husband and 4 daughters and read and write in her spare time.