Jeannette Thiem joined Meridian in August, 2011, in the inaugural year, as an Instructional Assistant for Special Education in grades 6 through 8. She also served as scheduler for ARD and 504 meetings. She is currently working in the Behavior Program as an Instructional Assistant grades 6 through 8. She has attended Region 13 Behavior Endorsement Program, where she obtained her Behavior Coach Certification. She also has obtained 40 hours of RBT training. Jeannette has lived in Texas for many years and attended ACC and McClain Community College, where she obtained an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood with Special Needs. She comes to Meridian from Round Rock ISD, where she was an Instructional Assistant for an intervention program. Jeannette was drawn to be a part of a new and upcoming IB school.