Dr. Rupam Saran, Associate Professor of Education, worked with the New York City Department of Education as a tenured, permanent licensed math specialty teacher for 12 years. She taught graduate math methods courses for four years. She teaches math and science methods courses at the Department of Education, Medgar Evers College. She has developed an undergraduate field–based math methods course and implemented the course at George Washington Elementary School, White Plains, New York. She developed a Graduate Childhood Math Specialty Program that is in the pre-operational period. In summer 2008 she received a Summer Research Grant to conduct field work for the research project “Comparative study of mathematics learning in New York City K-8 schools in New Delhi and Patna, India”. She has conducted action research on mathematics learning of K-1rst grade children in a gifted talented class and presented the findings in National Council of Teachers of Mathematics national and regional conferences. Dr. Saran’s research focus is on learning and achievement of children of immigrants in urban schools. She had made several presentations in international and national conferences about her research. In 2010 January she published a book with Dr. Rosalina Diaz Saran, Beyond Stereotype: Minority children of immigrants in urban schools. Sense Publishers, the Rotterdam, The Netherlands.