Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Barb Brinkman
Barb Brinkman teaches special education at Dennis Lab School. Mrs. Brinkman graduated with her BS in elementary and special education from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She earned her MS from Western Illinois University and has taken numerous classes for certification from Iowa State University, Quincy University and most recently Illinois State University. Mrs. Brinkman also worked as an adjunct faculty member at Mount Saint Clare College in Clinton, Iowa where she supervised student teachers.
Mrs. Brinkman has taught in Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Iowa, and Illinois. She is married and has four grown children and currently four grandchildren. She also has one crazy dog named Jack. Her hobbies include reading, gardening, traveling, Cardinal baseball, and spending time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Brinkman is thrilled to be returning to Dennis Lab School. She feels it is a great place to learn and teach. Go Panthers!