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Gayle Y. Thieman

By Jessica L. Tonn — May 17, 2005 1 min read

Gayle Y. Thieman has been elected the vice president of the National Council for the Social Studies. She begins her term in July, and is then slated to serve a one-year term as president-elect in 2006, and as president in 2007.

A professor at Portland State University’s graduate school of education in Portland, Ore., Ms. Thieman, 55, specializes in curriculum and instruction and in social studies methods.

The Silver Spring, Md.-based NCSS is a professional organization with 26,000 members from the United States and 69 other countries.

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