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Mrs. Suzanne Amling

I graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Elementary Education and a Math Endorsement. I have been teaching in Duneland since 2006. Outside of school, I enjoy traveling, reading, hiking, camping, walking, and watching football. I also love spending time with my husband, 4 children, and my 2 granddaughters.

Classes Taught: Algebra 1 Intensive, Algebra 1, Algebra 1 Honors

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Erin Cochran

I have taught for 17 years, 9 years in Florida and the rest here in Chesterton. I have coached both cross country and softball.

Classes Taught: Algebra I, Finite Mathematics, IB Mathematic AI, PreCalculus Trignometry

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Mr. Chris Hackett

Math Department Chair

I graduated from Indiana University in 2002 and have been teaching in Duneland since then. Currently, I teach calculus and trigonometry. In addition, I am the Chair of the Mathematics Department. Personally, I love spending time with my family, coaching baseball, following the Cubs, traveling, and playing golf!

Classes Taught: AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Precal, Trigonometry

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Mrs. Michelle Hufford

I graduated with my Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Kentucky in 2013. This will be my 10th year as a teacher and my 3rd year Chesterton. Before Chesterton, I taught for 5 years in Ohio and 2 years in Nevada. I currently teach Algebra 1 Intensive, Geometry, and Geometry GT. I love teaching and building relationships with my students.
I'm a huge Bengals fan and I love to travel, especially to go skiing. I spend my free time playing cornhole with my husband, hanging out with my 2 rescue pups, cooking, and binge watching TV shows.

Classes Taught: Algebra 1 Intensive, Geometry, Geometry GT

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Miss Natalie Kaczmarski

Hi! I'm Natalie Kaczmarski AKA Miss Kacz. I began teaching at Chesterton High School in 2020. I currently teach Geometry, Geometry GT, and Algebra I. I graduated from Butler University in 2018 and still enjoy attending Butler basketball games! Go DAWGS! In my spare time, I enjoy exercising and playing with my dog, Mello. Also, I love spending time with my family and friends.

Classes Taught: Geometry, Geometry GT, Algebra I

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Mr. Paul Ochs

I graduated from Purdue in 1992, with a degree in mathematics. I have worked at Chesterton High School since 1993-94 teaching Algebra 1 & 2 and Geometry. In addition to teaching, I am an assistant track coach and I coach the throwing events. Outside of school, my interests include building, watching a good movie, or getting out the National Lakeshore for a good walk or bike ride.

Classes Taught: Geometry Honors, Analytical Algebra 2

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Amy Osorio

I graduated from Purdue University Calumet in 2006, with a degree in Mathematics, Calumet College of St. Josephs in 2008 with my teaching endorsement, then Western Governors University in 2021 with a Master's Degree in Mathematics Education. I previously worked at Gavit High School and began working at CHS in 2019 teaching math. Outside of school, my interests include traveling with my family and watching my two kids, Lucas and Lyla play soccer, compete in Tae Kwon Do, and dance.

Classes Taught: Math/Geometry, Algebra 2

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Mrs. Jordan Otto

Hi! My name is Mrs. Otto. I teach in the math department, and I regularly have Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and College Algebra. I graduated from Ball State in 2011 and have been teaching at CHS ever since. I have two beautiful daughters who are 4 and 7 years old. I enjoy spending time with my family in my free time! I hope you all have a great school year!

Classes Taught: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, College Algebra

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Miss Christine Roberts

I graduated from USI in 2011, with a degree in Secondary Mathematics Education. I began working at CHS in 2012 teaching Math. In addition to teaching, I sponsor the Class of 2025. Outside of school, my interests include fishing, gardening, and reading.

Classes Taught: Math

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Mr. Scott Smith

I graduated high school from LaPorte in 2004 and went from there to Taylor University for undergrad and then to Western Governors University for my graduate degree in math education. I have previously taught in Cameroon Africa, Lima Peru, and Gainesville Florida, and began working at CHS in 2013 where I have taught all types of math including IB and AP courses. In addition to teaching, I am a class sponsor and treasurer of the Duneland Teachers Association. Outside of school, my interests include all types of sports including downhill skiing, mountain biking, and golf, as well as other activities like fishing, woodworking, and gardening.

Classes Taught: Geometry, AP Statistics, IB Theory of Knowledge

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Mrs. Crystal South

I graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education, Mathematics. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have only been teaching at Duneland since 2016, five of those years were at CMS and two years at CHS.

I enjoy spending time with my family, going on vacations, hanging out with friends, and summers by the pool.

Classes Taught: Algebra Intensive, Alg 1, and Alg Honors

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Mrs. Danyelle Vivian

I graduated from Indiana University Northwest in 2010 with a Bachelors Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education. In 2013 I received a Masters in Educational Technology from American College of Education. I have been teaching since 2011, but here at Chesterton since 2019.

Classes Taught: Geometry, Algebra 2, Finite, Quantitative Reasoning

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Mr. Patrick Ward

I have taught math for twenty years. I have coached many sports and sponsored my clubs over my career but currently I am coaching golf and sponsoring the PSAT/SAT/ACT club.

Classes Taught: Algebra, Algebra Intensive, Geometry, Investigative Geometry, Geometry GT, Algebra 2, Algebra 2 Honors, Algebra 2 GT, Probability and Statistics, Math Topics

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