Alicia currently teaches 6 th and 7 th grade math in Woodbury, Minnesota. As a Navy spouse, she has taught 5 th -8 th grade math for over eleven years in Washington, Texas, and Oklahoma. Alicia has been a district math instructional coach and loves collaborating with colleagues around eliciting students’ mathematical thinking. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and was a co-presenter at the 2016 NCSM and NCTM conferences. Alicia is grateful for the varied experiences during her career, including her role as the filming teacher for a collaborative project between The Teaching Channel, Illustrative Mathematics, and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium in 2014.