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Mrs. Patricia Burlingame

Patricia Burlingame

Title: Principal, Altoona Area High School
School: Arts & Letters
Academic Department: Education Graduate
E-mail: pburlingame@aasdcat.com


  • M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Bowling Green State University


Mrs. Burlingame is the Principal of Altoona Area High School and has served as an assistant principal at Altoona Area High for eight years. She has also served as the Elementary Facilitator for the Central Pennsylvania Digital Learning Foundation. Prior to her administrative position she taught reading and drama at Keith Junior High School. She has also taught AP English in Ohio and served as a reading specialist at Youngstown South High School. She has presented at the International Reading Association Conference on three different occasions and has been recognized as a Care Award Winner for her role as an outstanding teacher in the Altoona Area School District.

Mrs. Burlingame earned her B.S in Secondary Education and reading specialist certification from Bowling Green State University, her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the Pennsylvania State University, and her principal's certification and Letter of Eligibility from Saint Francis University. She is currently an Adjunct Instructor for the Graduate Education Program at Saint Francis University.

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