Barbara Lindauer is a World Geography and U.S. History Teacher at Collinsville High School where she serves as the Social Studies Department Chairperson. She is a two-time Teacher of the Year recipient for the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce, a Fulbright Hays Scholar and the State of IL Smart/Maher VFW Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. She earned a BS in Geography with a concentration in Cartography, an MA in Geography and an MA in Educational Administration from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. Ms. Lindauer is a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, the chairman of the Collinsville High School Democracy School Network Team and a Building Representative for the CEA Chapter of the IEA/NEA. She received National Board Certification in 2008. She is a 2019-2020 Teach Plus Alumni.