Assistant PrincipalMark Burroughs(760) 745-4931Degrees- Bachelor in Psychology with a Speech Communications and Theatre Arts Minor (Wake Forest University)Masters in Cross-Cultural Teaching (National University)Credentials- Administrative Services Credential (San Diego County Office of Education), Multiple Subject Teaching Credential (National University)Career History-Assistant Principal 2016-Present (SPU),Faculty, 2009-2012 (University of Phoenix, College of Education, San Diego, CA)Teacher/Professional Development Coach 2004-2012 (SPU)Educational Coach 2001-2004 (SPU)United States Probation/Pretrial Services Officer, 1991-2001 (Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria, VA; Southern District of California, San Diego, CA)About Assistant Principal BurroughsMr. 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 with a Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from National University . Recently, he completed the Administrative Services Credential program through the San Diego County Office of Education.
For over ten years, Mark Burroughs worked as United States probation and pretrial services officer in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia and the Southern District of California. Mr. Burroughs supervised probationers and parolees charged with a myriad of offenses, including narcotics distribution, bank robbery, espionage, smuggling, fraud, assault, and numerous other crimes under the U.S. penal code. He also created and supervised a drug testing laboratory, solicited federal contracts for drug treatment and mental health services, and implemented an electronically-monitored home confinement program as an alternative to incarceration. As adjunct faculty to the Federal Judicial Center, Mr. Burroughs trained probation and pretrial services officers nationwide on report writing, risk management, substance abuse, and correctional alternatives.
Mr. Burroughs served as a teacher and professional development coach for the San Pasqual Union School District for 8 years. In addition to teaching reading, writing, mathematics, science, and physical education, he trained faculty on topics including website development, electronic grade books, curriculum development, and professional learning communities. For several years, he also served as Adjunct Faculty in the University of Phoenix College of Education. For the past 3 years, Mr. Burroughs has been Assistant Principal of San Pasqual Union School.AwardsSan Pasqual Union School District – Teacher of the Year 2011San Diego County Office of Education – Teacher of the Year 2012California Department of Education – Teacher of the Year finalist 2012