Kim Bambao serves as the Mathematics Coordinator at the San Mateo County Office of Education. Bambao develops and implements professional learning opportunities for teachers and administrators designed to support students’ understanding of mathematics. She supports districts throughout San Mateo County to improve student achievement in mathematics. Recently, Bambao spent four years collaborating with a team of researchers from Stanford and UCLA to study early mathematics teaching and learning, and classroom coaching. Prior to her position at SMCOE, Bambao spent seventeen years teaching elementary school, mentoring new teachers, and coaching middle school mathematics teachers.