Title: Vocational-Technical School and Language Arts Educator
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Carlene Blumenthal, Vocational-Technical School and Language Arts Educator has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in language arts education.
In preparation for her career, Ms. Blumenthal attended the University of Illinois, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1959. She continued her education at Chicago State University, earning a Master of Arts in 1969, and was later a student at numerous institutions, including Northern Illinois University, National Louis University, Loyola University and the University of Chicago. She has been certified in secondary language arts and social studies and began her career as a teacher of language arts at Chicago Public High School in 1959. Ms. Blumenthal worked at the school for 40 years, transitioning to a role as an instructor at Harold Washington College, and subsequently worked as a student-teacher supervisor at DePaul University from 2003 to 2007. She concluded her career as a student-teacher supervisor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, officially retiring in 2008.
In addition to her primary career pursuits, Ms. Blumenthal has contributed multiple articles to professional journals. She also maintains memberships to numerous professional organizations, including the National Association of Female Executives, the Association for Institutional Materials, the National Council of Teachers of English, the Illinois Association of Teachers of English and the Illinois Association of Career and Technology Educators, among others. Ms. Blumenthal has been recognized with many awards and accolades, including the CTU Award and the AFT Women’s Rights School Award. She considers the most rewarding part of her career to be working with her students. As a testament to her success and experience, Ms. Blumenthal has been featured in the 25th edition of Who’s Who of American Women, the 23rd edition of Who’s Who in the World, as well as multiple editions of Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Education.
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