Emily Wannemuehler is a 2022-2023 Teach Plus Indiana Policy Fellow, and a 7th and 8th grade math teacher at Washington Middle School in Evansville, Indiana. She is a member of her school leadership committee and organizes after-school STEAM club activities after serving as a member of her school’s Technology and Character Education committees. She led faculty volunteers through a racial equity program, and served as a Westside Catholic Schools school board member in Evansville. Emily’s career began in the Catholic Diocese of Evansville, teaching mathematics. She then transitioned to become the first math teacher in the Diocese’s high-ability program for kindergarten through seventh grade students. In 2017, she moved to the Evansville Vanderburgh County School and began her public school teaching career at Washington Middle School. She currently holds a BA in Elementary Education and a Minor in Mathematics with a Middle School endorsement from the University of Southern Indiana.