Sandy Atkins is the owner and executive director of Creating AHAs. An inspiring speaker, Dr. Atkins is committed to finding those ‘aha moments’ when mathematical connections are made by teachers and students. She is the author of Creating Fraction and Decimal AHAs and Creating a Language Rich Math Class. With particular interest in effective mathematics intervention, Sandy works closely with teachers across the United States to help them pinpoint student disconnects and close mathematical concept gaps. Dr. Atkins enjoys opportunities to provide keynote talks, workshops, seminars, and presentations, but her favorite professional learning activities involve building relationships with teachers through ongoing site-based projects that include getting into classrooms and learning from students.