Becca P., has, in the last 25 years, taught everything from grade 6 math to College Algebra. Most recently she has taught middle school and high school with Huntsville City Schools. Becca received her BA in Mathematics Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her M.Ed (Curriculum and Instruction) and M.S. (Mathematics) from East Tennessee State University. Becca was named a 2017 state-level finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and 2018 Huntsville City Schools Secondary Teacher of the Year. She is excited to be working with Illustrative Mathematics to help schools and districts that are working to support students by supporting teachers, to provide equity, and to encourage everyone to enjoy math.