Fifth Grade

Teacher Name: Barbara Hinkel

Degree: Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University in Austin, TX and Texas Certification in Elementary Self-Contained, Grades 1-8, and Elementary Life-Earth Science, Grades 1-8

First Year at Zion: 2012

Classes Taught / Currently Teaching at Zion: Barbara has taught Fifth Grade since she started at Zion in 2012.

Brief Biography: Barbara is a native Texan with 18 years of teaching experience in grades 1-8. She has spent her time teaching at Salem Lutheran in Gretna, LA; Holy Cross Lutheran in Dallas, TX; Concordia Lutheran Academy in McKinney, TX; and is excited to be at Zion. Her husband is also a teacher. They have three kids, a cat, a dog, and fish.  She loves animals and time with her family. She enjoys helping her students understand things and grow in confidence of what they can do.