Rocco Gargiulo has been a Sacred Heart educator for the past 16 years, teaching all levels of mathematics including AP Calculus AB and BC and AP Statistics at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart in Lake Forest, Illinois. He currently serves as the Assistant Principal and advisor to the students of the class of 2022. Rocco has also been the school’s site director for Sophie Connect since its start in 2015.
Prior to Woodlands Academy, Rocco taught mathematics and Italian for 6 years in the San Francisco Bay Area at Marin Catholic High School. Rocco has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and a Bachelor in Business Administration/Finance degree from the University of San Francisco, where he was valedictorian in 1996. In 2000, Rocco earned a Master’s degree in Teaching Mathematics. More recently, Rocco has worked for the College Board as an AP exam reader in Calculus in 2013 and 2014. When not working, Rocco enjoys spending time with his wife and son, watching sporting events, and shopping for bargains.