Life has worked in various roles in K-12 education, including classroom teacher, assistant principal, math department head, state agency administrator, and school board teacher representative. As a middle and high school math teacher, and a Math Curriculum Director, he sought to help students become socially conscious quantitative thinkers. His doctoral dissertation focused on the impact of math teachers’ knowledge on the growth of their students. He believes in distributed leadership, student empowerment, and actively disrupting anti-oppressive systems. Life enjoys wandering the woods, a friendly pick-up soccer game, or most especially, sticking close to home with fam and friends. Find him on Twitter @lifelegeros.