Megan Brewer, an educator for almost 20 years, earned her Mathematics Specialist masters from the University of Virginia in the last few years. She also has another MEd in education from Marymount University. Before joining Math Solutions Megan spent her career in education with Fairfax County Public Schools in Fairfax, Virginia where she was most recently a member of the Math Department in the Central Office. She dually served the math office as well as the ESL office focusing on sharing research based strategies to support English Language Learners in math class with the 139 elementary schools in FCPS. Before that position, Megan was a Title I Math Specialist at a Blue Ribbon Title I school in FCPS. When Megan joined the staff at this Title I school which was a high poverty school with the majority of students speaking a language other than English the school’s test scores were failing. After several years spent focused on Professional Learning Communities and other research based strategies the school became one of the highest performing schools in the county- receiving a lot of attention. Megan began her career in education as an elementary classroom teacher with experience in first, second, third, and fifth grades. Megan was a Teacher of the Year nominee. Megan has extensive experience and course work related to the coaching of teachers and a firm foundation in mathematics content as it relates to how students’ learn through her recent Mathematics Specialist masters.