Linda is a distinguished and highly qualified educational professional with over 40 years of experience in her field. A graduate of both Alabama A&M University and Alabama University with her Bachelors and Masters degrees (respectively) in education. During her time at Alabama A&M University, she was able to join the highly esteemed and exclusive Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Linda went on teach for a total of 40 years with 28 of those years spent in elementary education and the remaining as a Language Arts teacher with middle school students.
Lina has remained active in her community through Alpha Kappa Alpha initiatives and her work with the local church. In her free time she enjoys volunteering in the local schools, reading, traveling and indulging in different art projects. Linda hopes to help educators coming into the industry find their niche and fully understand the job. Her message to those entering into the education industry regardless of whether in a traditional classroom is to, "Pursue excellence. Children need people who are passionate about seeing them succeed in their corner and everyone can make a difference" . In joining the WANA, Linda is looking to connect with like minded professionals and lend her experience to those who are in need.