Chase Orton taught middle and high school mathematics for 12 years. He started his career in education by teaching at The Forman School, a college preparatory school for students with learning disabilities. After completing a year of AmericCorps served at the Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center in Estes Park, CO, he moved to Los Angeles to teach at Environmental Charter High School in Lawndale, CA. Chase uses his diverse experiences as a teacher, department chair, curriculum writer, and instructional coach to create curriculum and provide professional development for CMAT. Chase earned a BA from Wheaton College in Norton, MA.