Dr. Lyublinskaya received Master's degree in Physics in 1986, Ph.D. in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics in 1991 from the Leningrad State University and has published substantially in that field. She has taught at the university as well as the high school level for over 25 years. In recent years she has directed her professional endeavors to the curriculum development and research in the area of integrating technology into mathematics and science education and to the professional development of mathematics and science teachers, conducting grant-funded workshops to help teachers learn to use educational technology.
She has received grants for these projects from such agencies as the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Bell Telephone Company, the Federal Eisenhower Professional Development program, The William and Mary Greve Foundation, The Best Practice in Education, Inc., The Clay Mathematics Institute, New York State Department of Education, US Department of Education, and National Science Foundation.
Dr. Lyublinskaya is a recipient of Radioshack/Tandy Prize for Teaching Excellence Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science, NSTA Distinguished Science Teaching Award and citation, Education’s Unsung Heroes Award for innovation in the classroom, and NSTA Vernier Technology Award. In 2011 she has been inducted into New York State Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame.
She has published multiple articles and 14 books about teaching of mathematics and science.