Shawn Towle currently teaches 8th grade mathematics at Falmouth Middle School in Falmouth, Maine, where CMP has been in use since 1997. He has been involved in the field testing of CMP2 and CMP3 and delivers professional learning throughout New England, New York and throughout the country to support teachers who teach with CMP. He holds National Board Certification in Early Adolescent Mathematics and was honored by President Obama as a 2009 Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching. He is currently the 2nd Vice President of NCSM: Leadership in Mathematics Education. Shawn calls Portland, Maine, home.