Marie Theisz has served as an educator in her community since 1995 with experiences in special education, school counseling and social studies. She currently serves as a teacher at Terre Haute North High School and teaches US History (including Advanced Placement sections) and Government. Marie enjoys contributing to her school community by serving on numerous committees including School Improvement Team, Autism Team, Vigo County Teacher’s Association Building Representatives, and as co-sponsor for a student mentor program. She is known as someone who is supportive of her students, parents, and fellow educators. She has a passion for teaching students about civic engagement, the power of voting, and how history impacts our daily lives. As an educator, Marie has developed a relationship with Indiana State University Bayh College of Education by serving on several committees and as an adjunct instructor in the School Counseling program.
Most recently in 2016, Marie was elected as a State Delegate to the Democratic Convention and is a Vice-Precinct Committeeperson in Vigo County. She has enjoyed supporting community events and volunteering with several campaigns over the years for local and state candidates.
Marie is a 1993 graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education, earned her Master’s degree in School Counseling from Indiana State University (ISU) in 2003, and completed her Administrative license also through ISU in 2013. Marie and her husband Andrew reside in their hometown of Terre Haute and have three sons Austin (21), Alec (19) and Drew (13).