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Duane Habecker

Merced County Office of Education
Math Coordinator
Merced County Office of Education
Duane is the Mathematics Coordinator for Merced County Office of Education. In this role, Duane works collaboratively with site and district leaders to create a vision of mathematics learning for their community, and then provides the professional development for the teachers and instructional coaches to realize that vision. Duane is especially passionate about sharing his love of instructional strategies and routines that provide access to high-quality mathematics for ALL students. This passion has allowed Duane to frequently present at local, state, and national conferences such as NCTM, NCSM, all three CMC conferences, Virtual Math Summit, etc.

Prior to his current role at MCOE, he spent nearly 30 years as a TK-5 mathematics instructional coach and a middle school math teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a national GTE Growth Initiatives For Teachers award winner, an Excellence in Education recipient, and the ACSA Region IX President’s Award winner.

Duane has created at least 1000 math videos that are viewed more than half a million times each month. He has created hundreds of GeoGebra applets that are used internationally and in various publications.