Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath is vice president of the National Association of Multicultural Education, California chapter. A former elementary education teacher, Ruchi’s teaching and research focus is primarily on social studies education, teacher education for social justice, and multicultural education. Ruchi loves to hike, read, and spend time with her family. She recently published Social Studies, Literacy, and Social Justice in the Common Core Classroom: A Guide for Teachers (Teachers College Press, 2013) and articles in Social Studies Research and Practice and The Urban Review. Learn more about Ruchi’s work at www.ruchirangnath.com.