June 03 d. Wednesday
Date of birth     21 July 1958
Place of birth   Lenkimai Village, Skuodas District, Lithuania
2004  Graduation from Klaipėda University, Master’s Degree in Educational Science
1984   Graduation from Vilnius State Pedagogical Institute (currently Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences), Diploma of Teacher of Biology and Agriculture
1976  Graduation from Ylakiai Secondary School (currently Ylakiai Gymnasium) in Skuodas District
Work experience   
2010–2012 Chief Specialist, Division of Education, Skuodas District Municipality
2009–2010   Executive Manager, Mosėdis Neighbourhood, Skuodas District
1999–2004 Head of School, Pranciškus Žadeikis Gymnasium in Skuodas District
1998–1999  Head of School, Mosėdis Secondary School in Skuodas District
1988–1998  Head of School, Gėsalai Basic School in Skuodas District
1986–1988 Head of School, Trumplaukė Basic School in Skuodas District
1984–1986  Lecturer, Vilnius Trade Vocational College
Political career   
Since 2 June 2015 Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania
2012–2015 Chair, Committee on Education, Science and Culture, Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania
2004–2008   Member, Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania
Since 2003  Member of the Labour Party
Languages Russian, Polish, German
Hobbies art, theatre
Family married with two children