Sue Shultz has a B.A. in Education with minors in English and Social Studies from College of Our Lady of Mercy. She retired from Castle Heights Elementary School, after a distinguished 40-year teaching career. She has received a PTA "Teacher of the Year" award and has received appreciation awards for dedicated service from the Friends of Castle Heights, The Los Angeles Board of Education, and the City of Los Angeles. Sue began teaching in the Catholic school system, teaching at Holy Name School and St. Stephen's in San Francisco, St. Bruno's School in Whittier, and St. Francis X. Cabrini here in Los Angeles. Before joining the Los Angeles Unified School District, Sue taught overseas in a U.S. Department of Defense School in Karlsruhe, Germany. Within L.A. Unified, Sue was a valued teacher at Angeles Mesa Elementary and 54th Street Elementary before joining the Castle Heights team in 1980. Frequently remembered by her alumni as "my favorite teacher ever," Sue brings a wide range of teaching expertise to the EdBoost board. In her many years of teaching, Sue has also accrued considerable experience in educational leadership, administration, and curricular planning. She was elected Castle Heights Faculty chairperson, was the 4th grade grade-level chair for several years, and served as Library chairperson, P.E. chairperson, and grade-level representative to local Governance Councils and Site Councils. Sue has also worked as Student Council moderator, Audio-Visual Specialist, and served on the Castle Heights Budget and School Site Plan committees. Finally, Sue has spent several years on Language Arts committees and has served as a Reading Coordinator (selecting the school-wide reading curriculum).