BURLESON, Texas – (May 13, 2019) – The Burleson Independent School District (BISD) announces Rebekah Hinkle as Principal of STEAM Academy at Stribling Elementary School. Hinkle was announced at the May 13 board meeting.
Hinkle has nearly 20 years of education experience, 16 of which have been in BISD as a teacher, instructional coach, and administrator. Serving as Assistant Principal when Stribling transitioned into the STEAM Academy in August 2016, Hinkle helped promote the innovative and collaborative approach to project-based learning that she will carry forward in her position as principal.
Hinkle holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a Master of Education from Lamar University.
“Mrs. Hinkle played an integral role in helping to make STEAM Academy at Stribling the success that it is today,” said BISD Superintendent Dr. Bret Jimerson. “We expect Mrs. Hinkle will continue on with the success that STEAM Academy at Stribling has enjoyed.”
“I am thrilled and honored to become the principal of STEAM Academy at Stribling Elementary!” said Hinkle. “Serving as a part of the Stribling family for the past ten years has been a true blessing, and I’m grateful to continue this important work together so that our Stribling Stars continue to shine.”
STEAM Academy at Stribling will host a celebration for Hinkle on Tuesday, May 14, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Parents, students, and community members are invited to join in celebrating her new position.