Erik Wolfrum is currently the Director of Teaching and Learning for NEWESD 101 which serves 59 school districts in the State of Washington. He joined the NEWESD 101 team as the Regional Mathematics Coordinator to take on the challenge of providing professional development within a changing system keeping his eye on innovative strategies. Before joining NEWESD 101, Erik spent 11 years teaching math, science and computer science education to middle school students. As a regional leader, he has a passion for innovative teaching that fits within an efficient school/district/regional system of teaching and learning that benefits the students. Erik earned his BA in education from Eastern Washington University, holds an MA in education with an emphasis on technology in the classroom setting and also has Washington State administration credentials.