Bilge Cerezci

Assistant Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
PhD, Child Development, Loyola University ChicagoMS, Child Development, Erikson InstituteBS, Preschool Education, Bogazici University
Dr. Bilge Cerezci, Assistant Professor at St. John’s University, holds a Ph.D. in Child Development from Loyola University Chicago, M.S. in Child Development with a focus on infant and toddler development from Erikson Institute, and a B.S. in Preschool Education from Bosphorus University, Turkey. While pursuing her doctoral degree, Bilge worked as research fellow at the Early Math Collaborative and served as a research assistant for Collaborative’s various projects with MDRC, Big Shoulders, Ounce and Prevention and CPS. Her doctoral studies focused on examining quality of early mathematics teaching. She has taught courses on early childhood education, human development, infant and toddler development, and STEM at Chicago City Colleges and Loyola University Chicago.

Teaching Interests

Early mathematics and science, Pre-service teacher preparations, Research methodology, Human development and growth

Research Interests

My current research focuses on how quality of early mathematics teaching impacts student outcomes and student’s mathematical questioning and how it varies by age. Pre-service teachers' experiences in the field

Courses Taught

EDU
1001
HUMAN LEARNING & DEVEL-CHILD
EDU
1021I
R.I.S.E INTERN/CHILDHOOD EDU
EDU
1021R
R.I.S.E RESIDENT/CHILDHOOD EDU
EDU
1027
PLAN/INSTRUCT/ASSESS STUDNT-CH
EDU
1028
PLAN/INSTRUCT/ASSESS STUDNT-AD
EDU
1066
MATH CONTENT FOR ELM SCH TCHRS
EDU
7107T
METHODS OF TEACHING MIDDLE GR
EDU
7123
CREATIVE ARTS IN EARLY CHLD ED
EDU
7129
MATH & SCI IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
EDU
7297
INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS
EDU
8001
COMMUNITY IMMERSN RESEARCH II