Mike Flynn is the director of Mathematics Leadership Programs at Mount Holyoke College, where he runs the Master of Arts in Mathematics Teaching program and leads a wide variety of professional learning opportunities for teachers, teacher-leaders, coaches, administrators and staff-developers. This work connects him with educators from around the world who are interested in the learning and teaching of mathematics. Mike also teaches the elementary mathematics, science and technology methods course for undergraduates in the teacher licensure program.
Mike's latest work in higher education centers on creating more interactive and engaging online learning. He designed the dynamic hybrid learning model that blends on-campus and online students for live, interactive learning in mathematics. He also created the Virtual Math Professional Learning Community (#VMathPLC) connecting teachers and maths coaches to study current and engaging topics in maths education.
Mike is an active member of the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). He is an author and editor for the Problem Solvers Problems department for NCTM's Teaching Children Mathematics Journal. In this role, he creates and reviews maths tasks for publication in the journal. He also serves on the NCTM Regional Conference Planning Committee for the 2017 Orlando conference. Mike, along with his colleagues Dan Meyer and Zachary Champagne, created and continue to host Shadow Con, a teacher-led mini conference at NCTM annual meetings.