M. Jayne Fleener is the E.B. ʺTedʺ Robert Professor and Dean of the College of Education at Louisiana State University. Her teaching and research at the post‐secondary levels have been in the areas of philosophy, logic, computer science, mathematics, mathematics education, and curriculum theory. She has taught mathematics and computer science at the pre‐collegiate level in North Carolina and mathematics education and curriculum theory at the University of Oklahoma and Louisiana State University. She has served as President of the Chaos and Complexity Theories Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association and has in the past and currently serves on a variety of boards and commissions in the areas of curriculum, leadership, and school change. She has numerous national and international publications including her books Curriculum Dynamics: Recreating Heart (2002) and Chaos, Complexity, Curriculum, and Culture: A Conversation (2005), (edited with W.Doll, D.Trueit, and J.St. Julien).