Brian Huyvaert is currently a mathematics instructor at the University of Portland in Oregon. Brian received his M.S. in mathematics from Loyola University Chicago. He has taught at 6 different institutions of higher education across the country, including serving as the lead instructor for the mathematics for elementary educators sequence at the University of Oregon. Brian also has experience as an instructional designer. Throughout his career, Brian has served as a consultant and content expert for several publishing giants and educational technology companies, particularly for K-12 mathematics. His current research includes evaluating effective techniques in teaching and learning mathematics and depth versus breadth assessments in math. Brian’s speaking engagements have brought him from coast to coast, including a keynote talk last year at the annual conference for the South Carolina Council of Leaders of Mathematics.