Mrs. Rinkel is beginning her 22nd year in education and her 15th year in
Dalton Public Schools. She has worked at Brookwood, Blue Ridge, and was
one of the founding teachers of the C3 Center in 2006. Prior to teaching in
Dalton, she stayed home with her two children, Mariah and Jonathan, for
ten years. Her teaching career began in Houston, TX, where she taught
gifted students for 7 years before the birth of her own children. Mrs. Rinkel
earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa
in Education (K-8), her Gifted Endorsement from University of St. Thomas
in Houston, TX and her Master of Science degree from Walden University
in the area of Integrating Technology into the Curriculum. She lives
in Chattanooga, TN with her family and two dogs. In her free time
she loves to read, bicycle, quilt, garden, and visit historic places.
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