100th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Kansas City, Jackson
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Subcommittee on Appropriations - Education, Ranking Minority Member
Special Committee on Student Accountability, Ranking Minority Member
Joint Committee on Education
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Ingrid Burnett, Democrat, represents the Northeast area of Kansas City, and parts of Sugar Creek, Independence and Jackson County (District 19) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2016.
In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Burnett has worked as an educator since 1979. During her 37 years in the education field Rep. Burnett worked as a counselor, teacher, and principal in
the Catholic and Independence Public School Systems. Rep. Burnett served on the Kansas City Public School District School Board, the Greater Kansas City United Way Board of Directors,
the University of Missouri Extension Council in Jackson County, and has served as Jackson County Democratic Committeewoman for Ward 11 since 2002.
Rep. Burnett was born in St. Louis, and graduated from Webster Groves High school in 1971. She received her Bachelor Degree in Music Education/Music Therapy from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1979, and in 1998, a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Avila University in Kansas City. Representative Burnett has lifetime certification to teach elementary and secondary music and as an elementary school counselor in the State of Missouri.
Residents of the Historic Northeast area of Kansas City for more than 35 years, Rep. Burnett and her husband John raised three children and take great delight in visits from their five grandchildren.
Modifies provisions relating to a child's right to counsel
Increases the penalties for the offense of animal abuse
Increases the penalties for the offense of animal abuse and establishes an animal abuse registry
Designates "Missouri's Great Flood of '93 - Revisiting an Epic Natural Disaster" by Kenneth L. Kieser as the official state work chronicling the 1993 Flood
Modifies provisions relating to higher education tuition
Designates the first week of February each year as Missouri School Counseling Week