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    Mark Burroughs
    About Superintendent Burroughs

    Mr. Burroughs has faithfully served the San Pasqual Union School District for over 14 years.  Prior to assuming his current role of Superintendent/Principal, Mr. Burroughs was a classroom teacher, professional development coach, and assistant principal.  During his tenure with San Pasqual Union, Mr. Burroughs earned numerous honors and awards, including San Pasqual Union School District Teacher of the Year (2011), San Diego County Teacher of the Year (2012), University of Phoenix Faculty Scholar (2012), California Teacher of the Year Finalist (2012), and the United States Department of Defense Patriotic Employer award (2017).  Under Mr. Burroughs’ leadership, San Pasqual Union School was awarded the California School Board Association Golden Bell (2017) for outstanding achievement in the arts.

    Prior to his career in public education, Mr. Burroughs worked for over ten years as a federal pretrial services and probation officer for the U.S. District Courts in the Eastern District of Virginia and the Southern District of California.  In addition to his service to the Court, Mr. Burroughs was adjunct faculty in the Federal Judicial Center, training federal officers nationwide on risk management, substance abuse, and correctional alternatives. During his tenure with the courts, he was recognized as U.S. Pretrial Services Officer of the Year for the Eastern District of Virginia.

    Mr. Burroughs is an active member in the Escondido community.  He enjoys coaching soccer, football, and softball. Additionally, Mr. Burroughs currently serves on the Board of the San Pasqual Valley Planning Commission and volunteers time in the Children’s Ministry of New Vintage Church.      

    Mr. Burroughs received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a minor in Communications and Theater Arts from Wake Forest University.  He later earned a Masters in Cross-Cultural Teaching from National University.