Maria Dreux Carroll is an adjunct professor at San Francisco State University and Holy Names University in Oakland, California where she teaches pre-service teachers mathematics methods. She recently retired from her position as mathematics specialist with the Alameda County Office of Education, but has continued to co-direct the Regional Mathematics Peer Coaching Support Network. Maria also worked as a mathematics specialist, coach and classroom teacher with the Oakland Unified School District, where she created a mathematics coaching support program for 25 Title I schools. Maria became interested in the intersection of bilingual education, English language development (ELD) and mathematics. As a result, Maria began to develop special staff development presentations to address the needs of bilingual and English language learners. Maria has presented at local, state and national conferences addressing the needs of teachers in mathematics content and pedagogy. Maria has been a classroom teacher in grades K-9 and a mathematics educator for more years than she wishes to count, including service in Washington D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and Oakland, California.