Jane E. Riehl

Jane Riehl

Title: Educator
Company: Indiana University Southeast
Location: Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States

Jane E. Riehl, Educator at Indiana University Southeast, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education.

With nearly 54 years of professional experience in her areas of expertise, Ms. Riehl most recently served as a coordinator and graduate advisor at Indiana University Southeast from 2008 to 2013. Prior to this appointment, she held several other roles with Indiana University Southeast, including coordinator of elementary and special education field and career placement from 1998 to 2008, director of field and career placement in 1998, licensed graduate advisor in 1998, director of the Teaching and Research Project from 1990 to 1991 and 1992 to 1993, and a lecturer on education from 1988 to 1997. She also held several positions with Clarksville Community School earlier in her career, such as an elementary teacher from 1964 to 1968, 1970 to 1975, and 1981 to 1982, as well as a kindergarten teacher from 1975 to 1981. From 1968 to 1970, she was an elementary teacher at Chapelwood School.

Alongside her primary endeavors, Ms. Riehl has been on the state planning committee with the Association of Teacher Educators since 1998. She was formerly a board member with the organization from 1998 to 2017 and a consultant with Riehl Associates from 1995 to 2001. In addition, she has been a member of the Norton Foundation Hospital Board since 2015, chair of international bylaws with Altrusa International, Inc., since 2001, and a member of the Women’s Health Advisory Council with Clark Memorial Hospital from 1995 to 2000. Previously, Ms. Riehl served Clark Memorial Hospital Foundation in several capacities, including as secretary, chair, vice chair, and on the board of directors. In 2000 and 2009, she was the president of the Indiana Hospital Board, and in 1993 and from 1995 to 1996, she was asked to be a team member with the People to People Citizen Ambassador Program. Furthermore, she was a parent volunteer with the Girl Scouts of America from 1988 to 1995 and a member of the administrative board with Wall Street United Methodist Church from 1993 to 1995.

To prepare for her illustrious career, Ms. Riehl pursued a formal education at the University of Evansville, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education in 1964. She followed this accomplishment with a Master of Science from Indiana University in 1966. After obtaining some hands-on experience in the field, she completed postgraduate coursework at Spalding University and Indiana University Southeast in 1979 and from 1991 to 2002, respectively. She has been certified as a teacher for grades one through eight, certified as a kindergarten teacher, and is licensed in professional in elementary administration in the state of Indiana.

A leading voice in her fields of interest, Ms. Riehl maintains affiliation with several organizations, including as president of Phi Delta Kappa, former vice president of the southern area of the Indiana State Medical Association Alliance, and former president of the Clark County Medical Society Alliance. In addition, she was on the international board and the district governor of Altrusa International, Inc., and was the former president of Kappa Kappa Kappa. A longstanding member of the National Council of Teachers of English, Ms. Riehl has also acted as co-author of several publications, including “Technology: Hypermedia and Communications” in 1997, “The Reading Professor” in 1992, and “An Integrated Language Arts Teacher Education Program” in 1990.

In recognition of her exceptional contributions to education, Ms. Riehl was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Education in 2015 and Hall of Fame for Teaching by the Association of Teacher Educators in Indiana in 2014. Named Professional Advisory of the Year by Indiana University in 2007, she also received a Distinguished Teaching Award from Indiana University Southeast, and a Teaching Excellence Recognition Award in 1997. In addition, Altrusa International, Inc., gave her a Service Award in 1995, Phi Delta Kappa gave her a Service Award in 1991, and Kappa Kappa Kappa gave her an Outstanding Member Award in 1987. Ms. Riehl has additionally received a number of grants from Indiana University Southeast throughout her career.

Married to the late Dr. Richard Emil Riehl with one child, Mary Ellen, Ms. Riehl enjoys traveling, reading, decorating, and doing crafts in her spare time. Notably, she was selected for inclusion into several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of American Women.

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