Lynne Pachnowski is a Professor of Math Education at the University of Akron. Since 1993, she has taught math methods courses at the university as well as courses on teaching with technology. She partners with the Akron Public Schools to provide clinical teaching experiences for her middle level and secondary math methods courses. Lynne has been a math instructor for the Upward Bound program at Case Western Reserve University serving students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Cleveland Heights Schools. She also served as the university’s project director for UA’s Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program which prepared over sixty people with STEM degrees for teaching professions in urban settings. More recently, Lynne co-founded has co-facilitated the Rubber City Math Teacher Circle community of teachers. She has also co-founded and co-facilitated a Girls Who Code club at the university and co-founded all-girl, creative hackathon event in partnership with the Akron Art Museum.