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Mrs. Maria Shaffer


My name is Mrs. Shaffer and I am the Assistant Principal of Burgettstown Middle High School. 

As the Assistant Principal, I am dedicated to supporting the school's mission of providing a safe, inclusive, and enriching learning environment for all students. My role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities aimed at fostering academic excellence, promoting positive behavior, and cultivating a supportive school community.

I work collaboratively with the Principal, teachers, staff, students, and parents to ensure the smooth operation of the school and the success of every student. From implementing school policies and procedures to facilitating student support services and fostering a culture of respect and responsibility, I am committed to enhancing the educational experience for all members of our school community.

Please explore this page to learn more about my role, responsibilities, and how I can support you in achieving your academic and personal goals at BMHS. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out. Together, we can make a positive difference in the lives of our students.

About Me: I have a Bachelor's Degree in Middle-Level Education and a Master's Degree in Special Education from PennWest University (formerly known as Clarion University). Furthermore, I obtained my Principal's Certification from Penn State University. My passion lies in education, and with 9 years of experience, I am committed to fostering a safe and nurturing learning environment for all students at Burgettstown Middle High School.

Connect with Me: I encourage open communication and value collaboration between parents, students, and me. Please feel free to contact me via email or phone for any questions or concerns. Let's work together to ensure a successful and enriching academic journey.  You can reach me at (724) 947-8100 or