Lincoln's Christine Thielen new chair of national middle school education group

Lincoln's Christine Thielen new chair of national middle school education group

District 64 is pleased to announce that over the summer, the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Board of Trustees named Christine Thielen as chair of the Board. This is the first time ever for the AMLE Board to appoint this position.

Mrs. Thielen has been a seventh grade math teacher since 2006 at Lincoln Middle School, and is the former Mathematics Department chair. She has presented both at the AMLE annual conference and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference. She also serves as an adjunct professor of middle level education classes.

The District 64 Board of Education officially congratulated Mrs. Thielen at the August 27, 2018 regular meeting.

AMLE is a global non-profit association and leading provider of quality resources, programs, and services for those who work with young adolescents -- youth aged 10 to 15. Founded in 1973, AMLE has more than 54,000 members in 45 countries. Members of the AMLE Board of Trustees serve a critical role in setting the strategic plan of the association and advocating for policies and practices that guarantee a quality education for all young adolescents.