Degrees and Certifications:
Attended DeAnza Community College, Cupertino, CA; Foothill Community College, Los Altos, CA; San Jose State University; Sacramento City College.BA, Social Science, CSU Sacramento. MA, Education-Special Education, CSU Sacramento
Mr. Matt Peterson
Mr. Matt Peterson, or "Mr. P" to his students, has been a Teacher for 30 years-he is starting his 18th year at Woodcreek HS in 2017-2018. Mr. P is rooted in the community as well, calling Roseville home for 13 years. Mr. P's two sons (the "Rock Star" & the "Rocket Scientist") hold diplomas from WHS, so he has experienced Woodcreek as a parent as well. Over the years, Mr. Peterson has been a WHS participant as Department Coordinator, Site Council Member & President, Booster Club Member-Jazz Band, Winter Percussion, Robotics, WaterPolo/Swimming, CMP, Archery & Woodcreek Lacrosse Club Coach & Board Member; he currently is active as Woodcreek Lacrosse Club School Liaison.
Along with all WHS Teachers, Mr. P is passionate about the academic success and well-being of of his students. He strives daily to find the positive aspects and lessons to pass on to students, staff, parents and the community-all with energy, humor and professionalism.