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Associate Professor
Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies
College of Education
(773) 442-4556
Courses Taught
SCED 301: Methods of Teaching on the Secondary Level
SCED 303J: Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Middle School
SCED 303M: Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School
ELED 310: Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School
SCED 304M: Clinical Experiences in the Secondary School: Mathematics
SCED 305M: Secondary Student Teaching and Seminar in Mathematics
SCED 401M: New Directions in Teaching Mathematics in the Junior and Senior High School
Research Interests
Access, Equity, and Excellence in Mathematics Education Educators' Professional Preparation, Practice and Development School Reform

University of Colorado Boulder
Curriculum and Instruction, Ph.D.

Northwestern University
Mathematics, M.S.

University of Illinois at Chicago
Mathematics and Psychology Majors; Education Minor, B.S.
Illinois Teaching Certificate in Mathematics, Grades 6-12


Dr. Brelias is an educator with teaching experience in mathematics pedagogy, mathematics, and computer programming in high school, college and corporate settings. Her research examines the use of socially relevant mathematics applications in secondary mathematics classrooms. 

Room LWH 3008
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4556
Office Hours
Monday: 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3-4 p.m.
Additional office hours by appointment
Main Campus