Steve Rasmussen

Founder/Publisher, Key Curriculum Press
Emeryville, CA


Steven Rasmussen is an education professional with a long track record in curriculum development and publishing. Currently a Senior Associate at SR Education Associates, Steve advises clients in the education sector on business strategy, product development, strategic relations, mergers and acquisitions, sales, and marketing.

Steve was the Co-founder, CEO, and Publisher at Key Curriculum Press where he worked for four decades on software and textbook development. He was also president of KCP Technologies and worked with government, school and publishing organizations around the globe on technology initiatives related to mathematics education and inquiry-based learning. Using the title “Publisher as Advocate for Change,” Steve championed the cause of access and equity in mathematics education and worked closely with teacher education projects in the U.S., Asia, Central America, and the Middle East.

Steve serves as a member, advisor or board member for numerous for-profit and non-profit organizations including: Impact Science; COMAP; the Young People’s Project; Teachers2Teachers Global; the Woolman Outdoor School; and Tumblehome Books. He lives in Napa Valley, California, where he farms grapes.