After 16 years as a classroom teacher, Linda began serving as a leader at the district level. She continually gravitated to roles in which her primary charge was to provide professional learning opportunities for teachers to improve their craft. Through an eclectic selection of professional experience and trainings, Linda has honed her skills as a facilitator of workshops on various topics and as a keynote speaker.
She has presented at national conferences such as the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages, Phi Delta Kappa’s Conference for Future Educators, Learning Forward New England, and the Learning Forward National Conference on the topics of professional learning systems, teacher retention and motivating learners.
She has completed her doctorate in educational leadership at the University of Connecticut. Her primary areas of research include culturally relevant pedagogy, educational leadership, and leading discussions of race, power, and privilege in the classroom.
Diversity and Equity
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Curriculum and Instructional Design
English Language Learners