Alex Kajitani is the 2009 California Teacher of the Year, and a Top-4 Finalist for National Teacher of the Year. His new book, Owning It: Proven Strategies for Success in ALL of Your Roles As a Teacher Today, was named “Recommended Reading” by the U.S. Department of Education. Alex is a leading authority in teacher-leadership, and a highly-sought after keynote speaker who supports and motivates teachers nationwide. Also known as “The Rappin’ Mathematician,” his CDs and Activity Book are being used in classrooms and homes around the world to engage students and make math cool! Alex has a popular TED Talk, has been honored at The White House, and featured in numerous books and media outlets, including The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. For more of his innovative ideas, visit www.AlexKajitani.com.