Stephen Lane grew up in Aliso Viejo, CA and has always had a passion for math. He attended California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, where he earned his degree in Mathematics with a concentration in Pure Mathematics. He also attended California State Polytechnic University in Pomona to earn his teaching credential for Single Subject: Mathematics. Before joining San Marino Unified School District, Mr. Lane ran a Mathnasium learning center as the center director. This is what ultimately inspired him to become a teacher. In his free time, Mr. Lane enjoys solving Rubik’s cubes and other puzzles, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, and playing competitive Magic: the Gathering.