Dr. Lisa Poling is an Associate Professor and Assistant Chair in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Appalachian State University. She joined the Reich College of Education faculty in 2010 after earning her PhD. Currently, she teaches junior and senior level undergraduate courses in mathematic pedagogy and content and is a member of the graduate faculty. Lisa earned her doctorate in Mathematics Education from The Ohio State University; her MEd. in Teacher Leadership from Wright State University; teaching credentials from Capital University; and her BS in Finance from Franklin University. Prior to attending graduate school, Lisa served as a public school teacher in central Ohio. Her research interests focus on teachers' sense of responsibility in educating all children in the science of mathematics and utilizing mathematics to critically assess social issues.