Education
Graduated from Wheeler Central High School, Bartlett, Nebraska, in 1982.
Graduated from Kearney State College, Kearney, Nebraska, in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education with emphasis in mathematics and computer science.
Earned a Middle School Endorsement with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction in 1990.
Participated in the Western Mathematics Scholars Program for two years, 199192 to 199293.
Earned a Masters Degree from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1992.
Participated in the Nebraska Mathematics Professional Development Series Program for eight years:
* The Year of Geometry 20072008
* Data Analysis: Collecting, Analyzing, and Representing Data 20082009
* Mathematical Connections: Within, Across & Outside the Curriculum 20092010
* Algebra Thinking: From Computation to Algebra 20102011
* Supporting Teaching and Learning in Mathematics 20112012
* Math Connections for the 21st Century Learner 20122013
* The Eight Mathematical Practices Through Algebraic Thinking 20142015
* The Eight Mathematical Practices Through Geometry/Stat Analysis Thinking 20152016
Experience
19861987 Mathematics and Computer Science Teacher at Roncalli High School, Omaha, Nebraska.
19871994 Mathematics Teacher at Anderson Middle School (Millard Public Schools), Omaha, Nebraska.
19941995 Mathematics Teacher at Wheeler Central High School, Bartlett, Nebraska.
1995present Mathematics Teacher at Boone Central Schools, Albion, Nebraska.
20052019 Nebraska Wesleyan Honors Academy Instructor (Calculus I)
20112012, 20122013 board member for NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)
20112012, 20122013 representative for NATM (Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics)
20172019 Columbus Community College Instructor (College Algebra)
20192020 Wayne State College Instructor (Calculus I and College Algebra)
Bio
Parents: Richard and Aggie Hinkle
Siblings: Sharon Smith, James Hinkle, and Kathy Carlin
Spouse: Joseph Zwiener
Children: Jon (married Mandy), Jesse, Jared, and Jaimie
Grandchildren: Maci Jo
