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Chad Woods

Director of Upper School

Chad joined the faculty as a math teacher in 2006 and was named dean of studies in 2018. He also serves as master scheduler. Chad holds a B.S. and M.Ed. from the University of West Georgia. His previous roles at Darlington have included math department chair, head baseball coach, head softball coach and head golf coach. Chad and his wife, Lindsay, manager of The DAR Shop, have two children, Ava Ann (’26) and Barrett ('29). They live on campus and he is a member of the Summerbell House duty staff.

Algebra 1
Boys Varsity Baseball

Assistant Coach

College Education
B.S. University of West Georgia
M.Ed. University of West Georgia

Woods named director of Upper School

May 18, 2020
Chad Woods has been appointed director of the Upper School, effective July 1, announced Head of School Brent Bell today.

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Some faculty, staff to take on new roles

June 11, 2018
The following faculty and staff members will take on new and/or additional job roles at Darlington in 2018-19.

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Outstanding students, faculty recognized at Honors Day, Commencement

May 18, 2018
Upper School students and faculty were recognized at Honors Day on May 18 in Morris Chapel and at Commencement on May 19.

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2017 State Golf Championship Results

Athletics | Chad Woods , August 21, 2017
Here are the results of the state golf championship.

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8 Times a Darlington Teacher Made Learning Matter

Academic Administration | Julie Lucas '97, February 7, 2017
When we talk with our students (and alumni!) about what makes Darlington such a special place, the answer is always the same: it’s the teachers. And more than that, it’s our exceptionally accessible and encouraging teachers (and coaches, duty staff and more).

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A Surprise Birthday Party for Coach Woods

October 3, 2016
Summerbell House surprised Coach Woods with Mrs. Vickie's yummy chocolate cake.

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Woods named bookstore manager

August 31, 2015
Lindsay Woods has joined Darlington School as the new bookstore manager in the Business Office. The Cedartown, Ga. native holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from the State University of West Georgia and worked most recently in customer service at Greater Community Bank in Rome.

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SAT Spotlight: Darlington Teachers Take New SAT & Offer Observations

Academic Administration | David Powell, August 31, 2015
Read this blog to find out what our teachers had to say after taking the new version of the SAT. In the coming weeks, our website will feature several blogs that highlight what to expect from the new test.

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4 Lessons From the AP Conference That Will Impact How I Teach Math

Academic Administration | Josh Hembree, August 13, 2015
Recently, Math Department Chairman Chad Woods and I had the privilege of attending the AP Annual Conference in Austin, Texas. Read about the Top 4 lessons I learned from this incredible experience. It is a blessing to teach at an institution that values professional development and lifelong learning!

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Shorey selected to attend Columbia summer program

June 17, 2015
Upper School math teacher Al Shorey has been selected to attend the prestigious Klingenstein Summer Institute, presented by the Teachers College at Columbia University, June 18 through July 1, 2015.

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