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Mrs. Woolley
Mrs. Woolley

Sue Woolley

Profile

Hello!  I am excited to be a Bobcat at Sage Creek High School 2020-21. My motto is "You Know You Love Math" and this year I hope to convince you that you do - or at least change your attitude towards mathematical thinking (which is NOT the square root of all evil). You will find interactive games and plenty of class participation in my classroom.

By the numbers: I have lived in Carlsbad for years, been married for 3 years and have 3 children who have all been through the Carlsbad Unified School District. I attended Brigham Young University as an engineering major. Then, much later, I attended California State University San Marcos where I graduated and received my secondary mathematics credential. This is my 17th year teaching in the Carlsbad Unified School District. The first 3 years I taught at Carlsbad High School (where I taught algebra, geometry and algebra 2). The next 5 years were at Calavera Hills Middle School (teaching algebra and geometry). In 2013 I moved to Sage Creek High School - teaching algebra, geometry and AP Statistics. So, I have a great perspective as both a parent and a teacher of where students have been and what they need to know in order to be successful going forward.

Professional Experience

Sage Creek High School 2013 - current

  • Department Chair
  • 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year
  • Algebra 1
  • Geometry
  • Geometry H
  • Algebra 2
  • Statistics
  • AP Statistics

Calavera Hills Middle School 2008 - 2013

  • Pre-Algebra Advanced, Algebra 1 Geometry Honors and collaborative Algebra 1A
  • 8th Grade Team Leader 2010 - 2012
  • YouTube Channel: YouKnowYouLoveMath
  • 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year

Carlsbad High School 2005 - 2008

  • Algebra 1A, Algebra 1B, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2
  • Algebra 2 lead 2007 - 2008
Education

California State University San Marcos

  • Secondary mathematics credential 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude 2004

Brigham Young University Utah

  • Studied engineering 1983-1986

National Board Credential 2021

I teach because

I want to help students have a positive experience in math, realize they can do hard things and that everyone brings something to the table.