Jere Confrey is the Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education at North Carolina State University. She is designing diagnostic assessments using wireless devices for rational numbers and learning trajectories. She served on the National Validation Committee on the Common Core Standards. She was vice chairman of the Mathematics Sciences Education Board, National Academy of Sciences (1998—2004). She chaired the NRC Committee, which produced On Evaluating Curricular Effectiveness, and was a coauthor of NRC’s Scientific Research in Education. She was a co-founder of the UTEACH program for Secondary Math and Science teacher preparation program at the University of Texas in Austin, and was the founder of the SummerMath program for young women at Mount Holyoke College and co-founder of SummerMath for Teachers. Confrey received a Ph.D. in mathematics education from Cornell University.