Ronald Perry received his A.A. in Journalism from SUNY Morrisville and then received his B.A. in Broadcast/Communication from Buffalo State. He later received his M.S. in Education at Buffalo State College. He continued his education with an administrative degree (C.A.S. in Educational Leadership) from Buffalo State College. After 11 years as a classroom teacher, Ron was hired as the K-4 Math Specialist with administrative duties in another district. As a Math Specialist he is currently the coteacher in a grade 3 math classroom and is actively instructing across all grade levels in his building. He is a building/district math committee member, a math instructor for professional development courses in his district and presenter at local conferences. As an active member of AMTNYS he attends state and regional conferences to stay current in the mathematics field. Now in his 22 year of teaching, he is feeling refreshed and tackling various district curriculum writing endeavors. As a Master Teacher he looks forward to becoming part of a professional learning cohort focused on best practices in mathematics. He has a dream of helping to produce the ultimate math intervention handbook that will truly close the gap of all struggling students.