Author: Susan Hansen

About Susan

Susan Hansen

Susan Hansen has taught middle school for 17 years in Cupertino Union School District. She is a native of the Santa Clara Valley who graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor of science in chemical engineering, then later obtained her master of science in electrical engineering from Santa Clara University. After 20 years in technology, she decided to try her hand at growing new scientists, so she made a career change to teaching. Susan has a multiple subject teaching credential with authorizations in math, science, and chemistry. In her free time, she likes to play outside, create and fix things, and listen to good music.

As a science teacher it is a challenge to offer approachable yet enriching curriculum for all students, especially because I strive to create rich curriculum for every student in every one of my classes. The middle school students I teach reflect the diversity of California, and include students with a wide range of experiences, abilities, […]