Teresa Lara-Meloy is passionate about finding better ways of teaching middle school math and improving ways to support teachers. As Math Ed Researcher at SRI International, she designs technology-integrated curricular and professional development materials. She received her M.Ed. from Harvard's Graduate School of Education. She is a member of the NCSM and TODOS. She has co-authored articles on technology in education and the role of technology in supporting the participation of English Language Learners in math class.