Barry Garelick is a teacher and advocate for better mathematics programs in U.S. Schools. He is on a second career as a math teacher, after having retired from the federal government in 2011. He has written articles on math education for The Atlantic, AMS Notices, Education Next and Education News. He has also written several books, the latest of which is “Math Education in the US: Still Crazy After All These Years”.  He is teaching 7th and 8th grade math in a small K-8 Catholic school in California.