Christian Higher Education Since 1892

Merle Siefken

Adjunct Instructor

Year Started at GC: 2014
Areas of Responsibility:

Lead instructor and facilitator, EDU 352 - Teaching of Social Studies in UTEP program.


Master of Arts in Teaching;
Master of Educational Leadership

Publications and Presentations

Illinois Response to Intervention Network Statewide Conference lunch keynote, 2013;
No Child Left Behind Statewide Conference, 2014

Professional Affiliations

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; Council for Exceptional Children; and National Council for the Social Studies.

Related Experiences

Twelve years teaching;
Seven years building administrator; and Eight years directing an Illinois State Board of Education technical assistance project.

About Merle Siefken

Merle Siefken received his undergraduate degree from Lincoln Christian College where he experienced the significance of a Christian Higher Education. His wife, Amy, is a graduate of Wheaton College: and their oldest son, Jacob, is a member of the Greenville College class of 2018. There is one son still at home, Joshua, a junior at Naperville Central High School.

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