Jenni Harding-DeKam is a former elementary school teacher and instructional technology specialist. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Teacher Education and is the Elementary Education Post-Baccalaureate Licensure Program Coordinator and Advisor. She works with multiple Partner Schools in Denver, Greeley, Fort Collins, and surrounding areas collaborating through participation in the Greeley/Evans Cooperative on Mathematics, Science, and Literacy Partnership Team and the Denver Public Schools Mentoring Leadership Partnership. Dr. Harding-DeKam is passionate in several areas of education including mathematics instruction, quality instruction for children, improving teacher education, and diversity in classrooms. She has written several articles, grants, and presented the results of research at state, regional, and national venues. Dr. Harding-DeKam serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Mathematics and Culture.