Maggie B. McGatha is an associate professor of mathematics education in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education at the University of Louisville. She is a former middle school mathematics teacher. At the university level, she has taught elementary and middle school mathematics methods courses and currently teaches courses on coaching and mentoring. Maggie recently served as co-editor (with Nicole Rigelman) on the second book in the AMTE Professional Book Series, entitled Elementary Mathematics Specialists: Developing, Refining, and Examining Programs that Support Mathematics Teaching and Learning. She has been actively engaged in other AMTE work focused on Elementary Mathematics Specialists (EMS) including being a member of the writing team of the EMS Standards, co-facilitator of three EMS conferences, and chair of the EMS Joint Position Statement Task Force. Maggie served on the AMTE Board of Directors as Secretary from 2011-2014. She has also served on the AMTE Mentoring and Constitution and By-laws Committees.