Dr. Nadine Eastman has over 30 years of experience in Indian education. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Leadership. She has a School Improvement Specialist Certificate from the University of Nebraska/AdvancED. She has worked in curriculum development for many years at multiple grade levels from preschool through high school. She has mentored many teachers in Instructional Design and Lesson Delivery. She served as the instructional coach for the Dakotah Language teachers and still works closely with the staff in that valued department. Although she has mainly taught math, she also implemented this project while teaching middle school English Language Arts.