Paola Sztajn is a professor of mathematics education at North Carolina State University and the Department Head for Teacher Education and Learning Sciences. Her research program focuses on elementary teachers’ professional development in mathematics. Related to this topic, she is currently the Principal Investigator for two grants from the National Science Foundation: All Included in Mathematics-Expansion and Dissemination (DRK-12) and Learning Trajectory Based Instruction (REESE). Her research has been published in journals such as Educational Researcher, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, Journal of Teacher Education, Teaching and Teacher Education,and Teaching Children Mathematics. Paola served as a program officer at NSF for three years. She has served on the editorial board panel for JRME and was the SIG-RME co-chair and chair between 2013-2015. At AMTE, she served on the initial AMTE Research Task Force and subsequent Research Committee. She also served on the CCSSM and the Emerging Issues Committees for AMTE.