Ms. Winebrenner

Get to know Mrs. Winebrenner:

High School: DeKalb High School
College: Indiana University- diploma in secondary education
Employee of NACS: Since 2000
Previous work experience: Parkview Behavioral Health and high school coach
Other related experiences: Involved in Girl Scouts for 12 years

Recent Educational experiences:
Marine Educators Boot Camp in San Diego 2016

Passport to Innovative Education Character Education workshop at The Summit Fort Wayne, Indiana 2015.
Studying Chinese at Fort Wayne Chinese School 2015 & 2016.
Global Migration workshop at Region 8 2016
Visited China with Maple Creek Middle School 2015.
Visited China with Fort Wayne Sister Cities 2016.
Civil Rights Educators Institute in Little Rock, Arkansas 2017.
Voice of the Holocaust: teaching the Holocaust in Nashville, TN. Presented by Tennessee Commission and United States Holocaust Museum 2017.
Homestay in Poland with Fort Wayne Sister Cities 2018.
Mission Trip to Guatemala (helping build desk for a school) with North Webster United Methodist Church 2018.
Traveled To Japan with the Carroll High School (school exchange) 2019.

Plans for the future:
Go sky diving, foot climb the steps up the Eiffel Tower, (later in life) teach at International Schools, visit the UK, see the Northern Lights, return to Japan with CHS in 2022, attend TOLI Institute (Holocaust and Human Rights Education Programs) in Baton Rogue, LA, Albuquerque, NM, and Jackson, MS in the summer of 2021.  

Interests outside of school: Spend time with family and friends, Fort Wayne Sister Cities Board Member, read travel books, go to museums, travel, corresponding with my two pen pals of 40 years, running, and going to yoga class.