B.A. in Political Science and African-American Studies, Duke University. As a Teach For America corps member Linda began her career as an educator teaching 2nd grade at Public School Six in Paterson, New Jersey. While in that that position while she took on further responsibilities within her school and community by being a member of the Black History Month Committee, the Learning Enrichment Activities Program, the Community Park Clean-Up Crew, School Six Baseball, and Big Sister-Little Sister Program. Before heading to Bronx Preparatory Charter School, Linda served as 2nd Grade Chairperson and as a Teen Counselor at St. Therese of Liseux. Linda is Founding Principal of the Waterside School for Leadership in Queens, NY.