Emily Mills has been a first grade teacher at Bowling Green Independent Schools for five years. She received her Bachelors of Science and Masters in Elementary Education degrees from Western Kentucky University. She also received an Elementary Math Specialist Endorsement as a part of her graduate work. Emily is a Math and Technology Leadership Academy scholar; a program sponsored by Toyota to train teachers to culti- vate higher order thinking in students in the area of math using technology and leadership. In her spare time, Emily enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, Clinton and their son Brooks.