Michelle Pingel

First Grade


Phone: 262-377-4659 x 203


Mrs. Pingel joins the St. Paul staff after serving at Bethlehem Lutheran School in Sheboygan for the past 15 years.  In addition, she has taught 2nd and 3rd grade for 12 years in MN and IL.  Mrs. Pingel received her Bachelor's Degree from Concordia University Wisconsin in Elementary/Early Childhood Education and completed her Master's Degree at the University of Minnesota in Curriculum and Instruction. Mrs. Pingel currently serves as the chairman of the South Wisconsin District Early Childhood Committee and has been the advisor of Middle School Forensics and Student Council extracurricular programs. 

Mrs. Pingel lives in Port Washington with her husband Jim who serves as the Dean of Education at Concordia University Wisconsin.  They have two children, Josh and Josie.  Josh teaches history and economics at Mayer Lutheran High School in Mayer, MN.  Josie attends Grand Canyon University in AZ pursuing a degree in Secondary Education History and English.  During her free time, Mrs. Pingel enjoys traveling to see her kids, scrapbooking, attending theater productions and reading.