A resident of Nappanee, Robin Bilinski has two children, Courtney and Trey, and is married to Bob, who teaches at NorthWood Middle School. She graduated from John Adams High School in South Bend, earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English from Hanover College, and her journalism endorsement and her Master’s in Education from Indiana University.
Mrs. Bilinski teaches Student Publications, English 9, and English 10. She has been teaching at NorthWood since 1987; prior to that she taught two years at Knox High School. Mrs. Bilinski advises the school’s yearbook, serves on the School Improvement Committee, and is an instructor for the corporation's Beginning Educator Support Team program.
In addition to her involvement at NorthWood, Robin serves as the President of the Indiana High School Press Association (IHSPA) Board and teaches yearbook workshops in Indiana and around the United States. She was also named as the 2014 Ella Sengenberger Adviser of the Year by the IHSPA
Her most memorable experiences include working with the yearbook kids, watching students develop academically, participating in the annual homecoming pep rallies, and enjoying lunches and special events with her colleagues.