Nathan Goldberg began teaching chess to children in 1999 for Chess-in-the-Schools. He became an elementary math and chess teacher for the NYC Department of Education in 2005. In 2016, Nathan joined the NSCF to focus on teaching his first love, chess.
A Category 1 player, Nathan helps his students understand the connections between chess and other subjects, particularly math. He has created chess worksheets, puzzles, activities, and poetry to help him teach, always challenging his students to think in new ways. Seeing chess as the perfect metaphor for life, Nathan shares his enthusiasm and passion for learning at every opportunity, and has the ability to motivate children to achieve.