Jill Neumayer DePiper, an expert in mathematics education and senior researcher, advances knowledge of strategies to enhance the quality and equity of mathematics instruction. She is dedicated to giving teachers the tools and knowledge they need to improve student outcomes. Drawing on her instructional design expertise, she specializes in developing and studying new approaches to building capacity to engage and support students who are English learners.

In Visual Access to Mathematics, Neumayer DePiper takes a lead role in instrument design and data analysis. She co-leads Analyzing Diagrams: Support for English Learners, which is developing student measures and innovative mathematics instructional materials. She co-authored Mathematical Thinking and Communication and has published on mathematics teacher identity and relationships between teacher beliefs and teacher knowledge.

Neumayer DePiper also plays a key role in EDC’s new Rural and Ready STEM initiative. Previously, she launched and led the Cape Cod Regional STEM Network, an initiative that built the capacity for STEM education in small and rural schools.

She holds a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Maryland.