FACULTY

Astrida Cirulis, DA

Professor of Mathematics


College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Cirulis teaches mathematics courses in the elementary and secondary teacher education programs. Among her research interests are elementary pre-service and in-service teachers’ understanding of mathematics. Dr. Cirulis has been a member of Concordia’s faculty since 2005.

  • DA, Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chicago.
  • MS, Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chicago.
  • MAT, Secondary Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chicago.
  • BS, Mathematics and German, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chicago.    

Academic and Professional Highlights

Publication:

  • Contributed to Math Trailblazers K-5 chapter in “Standards-Based School Mathematics Curricula.”

Presentation:

  • Discussed student understanding of signed numbers, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, D.C., April 2009.

Memberships

  • President, Illinois Mathematics Teacher Educators

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