Matthew Hinton has been employed with Seminaries and Institutes of Religion since 2000 and is thrilled to be here at BYU as a Preservice Trainer. He has loved the opportunity to work with the incredible BYU students seeking to become Seminary and Institute teachers who will teach the rising generation the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Matthew's assignments in S&I include Seminary Teacher/Principal, Assistant to the Area Director, and Preservice Trainer. He earned a Bachelors Degree from Brigham Young University in Marriage, Family, Human Development, a Masters Degree from Utah Stake University in Family and Human Development, and a Doctorate Degree from the American College of Education in Educational Leadership. He enjoys the outdoors, pickleball, and being with his family. Matthew served a mission in the Panama, Panama City mission and met his sweetheart at BYU. They have 4 beautiful daughters and make their home in Payson, Utah.