Dr. Matthew R. Larson is past-president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and a Senior Fellow for Math Solutions. Prior to serving as president of NCTM, he was the K-12 mathematics curriculum specialist for the Lincoln Public Schools in Nebraska, where he currently serves as director of elementary education.
A prolific speaker and writer, he is the co-author of more than a dozen professional books. He was a member of the writing teams for major publications including Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (2014) and Catalyzing Change in High School Mathematics: Initiating Critical Conversations (2018). Key areas of focus include access and equity and effective stakeholder communication. He has taught mathematics at the secondary and college levels and held an appointment as an honorary visiting associate professor at Teachers College, Columbia University.