Degrees and Certifications:
BA Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences from Michigan State University MA in Special Education from Michigan State University
Mrs. Gretchen Kimpel
My name is Gretchen Kimpel and I am a social studies teacher at Rockwall-Heath High School. I grew up in Sturgis, Michigan. I graduated from high school in 2005 and attended Michigan State University. I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science in 2009. I also received a Master's Degree in Special Education from Michigan State in 2018. I moved to Texas in 2010 after marrying my husband Jason. We have 2 sons, Ian is 9 and in 4th grade at Pullen Elementary, and Connor who is 5 and in Kindergarten this year. I enjoy watching all things Michigan State!! This year I will be teaching AP Human Geography. I am also the IB Diploma Programme Coordinator as well as the IB CAS Coordinator. I am starting my 12th year of teaching overall and my 6th year at Heath. I am excited for this school year and what it will bring!!