Telannia Norfar is a mathematics teacher at a public high school in Oklahoma City, OK. She has taught all high school courses including AP Calculus AB since 2005. She has served as department chair and team lead for the 9th grade academy. She has used project-based learning as a core strategy in her classroom since she started teaching. As a former journalist and account manager, Telannia found project-based learning a viable method for teaching worthy mathematical concepts. Soon into her career, she became involved and known by several organizations including National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and International Society for Technology in Education. She has been recognized as Teacher of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and the 2017 Oklahoma Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She is co-author of Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom by Prufrock Press.