Mairead Glynn was elected to the Teaching Council in the Community and Comprehensive schools category, she was endorsed by the Teachers Union of Ireland. Mairead is originally from Kerry and is now living in Dublin. She works as a teacher of science and year head in Tallaght Community School, Dublin. She has been a member of the NCCA Junior Cycle curriculum group, Chairperson of Dublin C&C branch, Branch Officer for Dublin C&C branch and female representative for TUI on ICTU Youth. Her aspirations for the teaching profession include ensuring that the profession continues to attract high calibre entrants, she hopes the current Teaching Council will work to support and promote the vital role that teachers play in our education system.