• Meet The Common Core Coaches

    Language Arts:
    Brooke Wheeler Room L105 X2825

    Brooke can be reached by email: bwheeler@cnusd.k12.ca.us

    Alma Guzman Room D211 X2320

    Colleges Attended:

    1.University of California, Riverside;

    2.National University


    1.       Bachelor'sof Science in Math

    2.       Master'sof Science in Curriculum and Instruction

    3.       ClearMath Credential

    4.       SupplementalSpanish Credential

    5.       SB1969 (satisfy CLAD requirement) Certification

    Classes Taught: All Math courses offered (Pre Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Probability & Statistics, Math Analysis, APCalculus); Spanish 1, Education courses through Clairmont Graduate University

    Favorite Candy: Chocolate

    Why CC coaching? To have the focus necessary and to grow professionally in order to help my math department, school, and district, make this ground breaking transition to Common Core.

    Alma can be reached by email: aguzman@cnusd.k12.ca.us


    Dana Baron Room P100 X2650

    Colleges attended:

    1. Cal PolyPomona

    2. ConcordiaIrvine

    Credentials Held:

    1.       SpecializedBiological Sciences

    2.       SpecializedAgriculture Sciences

    Classes Taught: Biology, Anatomy& Phys, Natural Science, Agriculture Biology, Ag Leadership, Ag Mechanics,Plant & Animal Science, Floriculture

    Favorite candy: Wild BerrySkittles & Peppermint Patties
    Why CC coaching? "I am excited to delve in to commoncore and help teachers get as excited about it as I am."

    Dana can be reached by email: dbaron@cnusd.k12.ca.us 


    Cathy Whalen Room E213 X2422


    Colleges Attended:

    1. California State University @ Fullerton

    2. Long Beach City College

    Credentials Held: Associated Arts in Social Science, Bachelor of Arts inHistory, Masters of Science in Secondary Instruction, Single Subject Credentialin Social Studies, National Board Certified in History/Early Adolescence, SB1969 (satisfy CLAD requirement)

    Classes Taught: 7th grade Math, Language Arts, World History, Reading; 8thgrade Language Arts, U.S. History; 10th grade World History, Geography.

    Favorite candy: Snickers & Rolos

    Why cc coaching? To develop professionally and help myself and others totransition into Common Core.

    Cathycan be reached by email: cwhalen@cnusd.k12.ca.us