Nilam Yagielski earned her BA in Mathematics and Ed. M in Mathematics Education from SUNY Buffalo. Prior to teaching, Mrs. Yagielski worked as a program developer in the Information Technology Department for Marine Midland/HSBC Bank in Buffalo, New York. In classroom for 17 years, Mrs. Yagielski currently teaches Calculus, a Niagara University Senior Term Enrichment Program course, and Pre Algebra at Sweet Home High School. She is also an instructional coach for the high school math teachers. Outside of the classroom she serves on the Building Leadership Team, is the advisor for the National Honor Society, and is very involved with the professional development programs for the secondary math teachers. Mrs. Yagielski is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State and co-founded Access Mathematics, a partnership of math teachers sharing best practices throughout western New York.