Cole Sampson has 8 years of educational experience, with six years as a 6th-12th grade math teacher and two years as Principal of Grimmway Academy Arvin, a K-8 school. Cole is passionate about creating a classroom and campus culture that fosters a positive, growth mindset around the learning of mathematics. With the use of models and research-based strategies, Cole aims to create a student-centered learning environment that is built around students’ natural curiosity to make connections and solve problems. He is eager and looks forward to collaborating with teachers and administrators to identify potential barriers and develop action plans to support math achievement for all students. Cole’s passion for math is strong and contagious, he is excited about sharing this passion and love for math with educators throughout Kern County.