Anna (Ania) Burago teaches
Mathematics and Programming at the Academy. She received her first degree
in Mathematics from St Petersburg's State University,
Russia. Teaching extracurricular mathematics is her hobby.
She was involved with Mathematical Circles (either as a
student or as a teacher) for the most part of her life.
Anna got her Master's Degree in Mathematics from the
University of Washington, Seattle. Since this time she has
working as a software developer. Currently, she is on track
in getting her M.S. degree in Computer Science from University of Washington.
Anna, together with Sasha Gil and Andrei Burago started
their first Seattle Math Circle in 2002.
Andrei Burago teaches Mathematics and
Programming at the Academy. He received his degree in Mathematics
from St Petersburg's State University, Russia. During
his school years, Andrei was a math. circles student. He
also successfully competed in various Russian mathematical
He currently works as a Senior Computer Scientist in Adobe. He is
also a seasoned board games designer and publisher.
Andrei is the lead teacher of both mathematics and
programming classes of our senior class.
Sasha (Alexander) Gil
participated in math circles since he turned 12
— first as a student and later as a teacher.
His highest student award was first degree diploma
of XIX All-Union Olympiad of School Students (1985, USSR).
After graduating from St. Petersburg Mathematical School #239
he has earned his master degree at the mathematical
department of St. Petersburg State University.
He has been a professional software development engineer since then.
His first job was at at Transas Marine, Russia.
For the past 10 years he has been employed at Microsoft, US.
He is married and has two grown up sons.
He likes traveling, spending time with old friends and downhill skiing.
teaches Mathematics at the Academy.
She received her degree in mathematics from
St. Petersburg State University, Russia. Luba is
especially interested in early and gifted education,
teaching methodologies and techniques.
coached the math teams for various math contests
in elementary and middle school. Luba had been a math teacher and tutor for several
years and is currently employed as a Senior Math
Curriculum Developer at Reasoning Mind. Inc.
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