Assistant Professor of Education/ Chair of Education DepartmentEmail
Direct Office Phone: 423-775-7317
Field of Study: Education
Office: Education Department
Regan Rhinehart currently serves as a professor in the Education department at Bryan College, where she passionately instills knowledge and values in aspiring teachers. With a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Bryan College and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Tusculum College, she possesses a solid educational foundation.
Professor Rhinehart has always had a deep love for teaching, engaging with students, and fostering their growth. Her journey in education has been enriched by her personal experiences as a parent. As a mother of two wonderful children, Nolan (5) and Olivia (1), she understands the significance of nurturing young minds and tailoring instruction to meet individual needs.
Beyond her role as an educator, Professor Rhinehart cherishes her family and their involvement with Bryan College. Her husband serves as a baseball coach, and together, they delight in attending Bryan’s events and spending quality time as a family. The strong sense of community and faith-centered environment at Bryan College holds a special place in their hearts.
Driven by her desire to make a profound impact on the next generation of educators, Professor Rhinehart is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. She recognizes the calling she received from the Lord to transition from the classroom to the college level, where she can nurture future teachers who will, in turn, shape the lives of countless students.
At Bryan College, Professor Rhinehart embraces the unique opportunity to not only educate students in the classroom but also guide them in their everyday lives, pointing them toward Christ. Her commitment to academic excellence, her caring nature, and her unwavering dedication to her students make her an invaluable asset to the Education department.
With her vast experience, genuine passion for teaching, and strong faith, Professor Rhinehart exemplifies the values and mission of Bryan College. She wholeheartedly believes in the transformative power of Christian education and strives to empower her students to become compassionate, knowledgeable, and influential educators who will shape future generations.
Bryan College goes beyond the classroom walls, it is not just a place of education; it is a home, a community, and a family. It offers a holistic education that encompasses not only academic excellence but also character development and spiritual growth. I am blessed to be here, to be a part of their journey, and to contribute to the legacy of excellence that Bryan College represents.
— Regan Rhinehart
Assistant Professor of Education/Chair of Education Department | Education | Class of 2016