Sherry Parrish has spent more than 35 years in the field of education. Sherry holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Samford University and is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching. As a former classroom educator and assistant professor, she advocates for the teaching and learning of mathematics through inquiry. She is the author of the award-winning book, Number Talks: Whole Number Computation, Grades K–5, and Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages. Dr. Parrish currently works with teachers nationally and internationally in the area of mathematics.