“Jerry is a compassionate, kind, thoughtful, child-oriented individual who seeks the best for children and their parents. He assisted my sons with their personal and professional challenges, as well as, offering good, sound advice in making mature decisions in their adolescence years. Burge's counsel has presented them with tools that can benefit them throughout the years to come. I recommend Jerry Burge to any parent or agency seeking a qualified individual.“ - Anthony L. Corley, M.A.
"Burge is dedicated to helping kids succeed through education. Six years ago, I was a first year teacher and Burge instilled in me the popular quote, "Children don't care how much you know until they know how much you care." He was a major form of support for me during my first year of teaching. I watched his interaction with students, parents, teachers and community members and aspired to be as positive as he was. ” - Erik Hendricks, M.Ed; 10th Grade Math Instructor, Leuzinger High School
“Mr. Burge has a burden for young people which is sincere. He truly cares about their well being and helping them make their dreams and aspirations a reality.” - M. Randle; MA Education, San Jose State University
"I have known Jerry for over 30 years and have always been impressed by his passion for working with young people. He holds himself to a very high standard as a role model to youth struggling in their lives; and uses a compassionate approach to motivate them to do their very best and overcome whatever obstacles they may encounter." - Danny Ballin
“My experience in working with Jerry has been outstandingly positive--he is always present, kind and honest. He seems to have an uncannily intuitive ability to help me through whatever issue I've brought forth. I feel like I can tell him anything and that he treats that confidence with absolute integrity.” - Shawn T.; Founder & Chief Navigator of Natural Professional
“Mr. Burge is a dynamic and empathetic person. He gives of his time to share his talents with young people and thinks deeply about the challenges they face.“ - Brandon E. Gamble, Ed.D., NCSP; Assistant Professor for the School Psychology Program, College of Education, California State University, Long Beach
"Mr. Burge’s insight and wisdom gleaned from his own life experiences has been invaluable in opening the eyes of our students to their world and how they can make positive changes in their lives." - Eric Shamp, Program Manager, United Friends of the Children