Hannah Parkins

Director of Education

Master of Fine Arts in creative writing


Oberlin College and Conservatory
Mills College, Oakland


She began her teaching career in a third-grade classroom at Hillbrook and has taught students of many ages, from elementary school to freshman in college. Hannah also teaches weekly French horn lessons.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Getting outdoors whenever possible to reflect and recharge.
  • She grew up with a turtle named Myrtle that she would feed strawberries and take for walks in the neighborhood. Myrtle turned out to be a tortoise but that’s ok. She kept the name.