Jeffrey D. Riel has been named as the Principal of Amelia Elementary School. Mr. Riel is finishing his twelfth year in public education. He spent the last 10 years teaching in West Clermont at Glen Este Middle and High School. Previously, he taught at Georgetown Jr. & Sr. High School and Alverda Reed Elementary. Riel graduated in 2001 from Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Education. In 2010, he helped co-found edcampCincy, a professional learning UNconference for educators. In addition, he was recently the recipient of the 2013 Clermont County Chamber of Commerce "Salute to Leaders" Award and was a 2011 inductee into the New Richmond High School Performing Arts Hall of Fame. Riel also holds an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from the University of Cincinnati and is presently working on his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Educational Technology at the University of Florida. He currently resides in Withamsville, Ohio with his wife Karen, daughters Reva Grace and Norah Mae, and son Isaiah Jeffrey.
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