Basil Conway IV is currently an assistant professor, teacher educator, at Columbus State University. He has taught middle and high school mathematics, using the Common Core Standards since 2010, for ten years ranging from 7thgrade mathematics to Calculus and Statistics. He has also taught statistics and introductory algebra courses at junior colleges and served his last two years as a mathematics teacher educator at Jacksonville State University. During his time he has presented at numerous local, regional, and national conferences on topics ranging from statistics, technology in statistics, differentiated mathematics instruction, and access to rigorous mathematics courses. He has also served as a leader in his region as an officer for the East Alabama Council for Teachers of Mathematics creating professional development opportunities for teachers. His research interests are in statistics education, mathematical empowerment through effective teaching practices, and student opportunity-access to rich mathematics.