Áine Lynch is the CEO of the National Parents Council (primary), and was nominated to the Teaching Council by the NPC(p). Áine is a registered paediatric nurse and holds a BSc (Hons) in Behavioural Science, a diploma in Management, as well as a postgraduate diploma in Child Protection and Welfare. She has served as a nurse in both paediatrics and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Áine was manger of Childline, as well as Director of Services for the ISPCC. Áine is particularly interested in involving parents in the education of their children.