Victoria Bill is a former elementary and middle school mathematics teacher. She is currently a Fellow and lead of the mathematics team with the Institute for Learning at the Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh. She has been designing and facilitating professional development with administrators, coaches and teachers in urban districts for more than 20 years. She also develops curriculum, intervention materials and performance-based assessments. Bill was the Co-Pi on a collaborative research project between researchers from the LRDC, the IFL, and the Tennessee Department of Education in which an instructional Mathematics Coaching Model was developed. Bill regularly speaks at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Supervisors of Mathematics, and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conferences. She is co-author of the NCTM best seller Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices Grades k-5.