Matt Larson is the current NCTM president. Previously, Larson was the K–12 curriculum specialist for mathematics in Lincoln (Nebraska) Public Schools for more than 20 years.
Larson began his career in education as a high school mathematics teacher and served as a member of the leadership team for the National Science Foundation Math and Science Partnership project Math in the Middle at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Larson has a long history of service within NCTM and has contributed extensively to NCTM journals and books.
Larson has taught mathematics at the elementary through college level and has held an appointment as an honorary visiting associate professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. In 1994 he was recognized for his teaching accomplishments with a U.S. West Outstanding Teacher Award.
Matt Larson's appearance is sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.