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”. ┬áHe is co-founder of the U.S Coalition for World Class Math, which provided extensive comments on the deficiencies of the Common Core standards for mathematics. He has taught math at the middle and high school levels in California where he currently resides.