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Chovy Frohlich

Juliana Biersbach from The Preuss Schoo, UCSD

My name is Chovy Frohlich and I teach Integrated Math 3 and Pre-Calculus at The Preuss School. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brown University, and then went back to school a few years later to earn a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Most recently, I earned my teaching credential in Mathematics from San Diego State University.
I came into teaching with a background in social work and counseling, which was my first career. I worked for several years in Chicago as a therapist to families experiencing violence and trauma before I transitioned into non-profit management and financial bookkeeping. Social justice, empowerment, and equity are strong values of mine which is one of the many reasons I love being part of the Preuss community.
My favorite thing about teaching is getting to know teenagers (they’re really fun, and funny!). I like encouraging them to grow and feel confident when facing challenges. Especially during math class, many people can feel stuck or intimidated, but when they work hard to finally solve a difficult problem, their sense of pride and empowerment is beautiful to witness.
Outside of school, I enjoy exercising, roller skating, playing roller derby, reading novels, watching movies, painting, walking my dog (a chocolate lab), and hanging out with my awesome little family.


Contact Information

Email Address: cfrohlich@ucsd.edu  | Phone: 858.822.3000