In Chapter 7 of 9, educator Diana Wilmot attends University of California Berkeley for a masters and doctorate degree in educational measurement and evaluation program. As a psychometrician, she applies her cognititve science education to assessment, improving how teachers teach. Her passion is not only to create sharper students, it is also to help teachers better understand students. Wilmot's college education, studying mathematical methods and social sciences at Northwestern University, provides early immersion into interdisciplinary work linking math to policy. Her Ph. D Berkeley work incorporates education policy programming and assessment into this focus, opening doors to understanding how algebra can be better taught to students.