Jean Tsuya’s professional experience includes 28 years in the classroom and four years as a mathematics instructional coach. Since retiring in 2012, Jean lives her passion for mathematics education as a professional developer who engages teachers in building the deep conceptual knowledge and understanding that enhances their teaching practice and maximizes their students’ learning. Jean has served on state level committees and is past president and current board member of Arizona Association of Teacher of Mathematics. She and her husband live in Douglas, Arizona and have three daughters. They spend some time each year traveling and exploring the world.