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Dedicated & Experienced

September 1991 - June 2020


Homeroom Teacher - 9th and 10th grade

English Teacher - 9th grade, 10th grade, and 11th grade

Reading Specialist - all grades


September 1991 - June 2010

Transition Programs Seniors Real World Training

Work Experience Program (WEP) Taught skills necessary for life after high school including:

   **Basic money skills and budgeting

   ** Participated in a work-based learning program where students learned soft and hard workplace skills.

   **Resume writing

   **Modeling/roleplaying/recording job interviews

September 2002 - June 2006

College Connection Training Program 

College Experience Program:

Supervised a college experience program, where students were able to take placement tests at a local community college and audit classes on campus. Strong emphasis on time management, organization, prioritizing short and long-term assignments, and negotiating a college campus.

St. John's University - MS, EDUCATION

Baruch College - BS, Psychology 


Licenses and Certifications:

NYS Certified - Reading Specialist

NYS Certified - Students with Disabilities Generalist (Grades 5-9)

CTACC - Certified Life Coach


“Linda offered a compassionate, nonjudgmental and helpful ear throughout our coaching session. She provided excellent insight and was able to quickly assess and understand the transitions I was going through in my professional career. Linda is extremely personable and made me feel comfortable with the process immediately. I highly recommend Linda to anyone making transitions in their personal and professional lives or for guidance and clarity in existing roles.” -

Amanda O.

“Linda helped me brainstorm and follow through with a concrete plan with kindness, creativity, and helpful accountability. The guidance and support I received from my session with Linda were invaluable and I am so glad that I was able to work with her.”

Julia S.

“As a new mom adjusting to several life transitions, I found my session with Linda to be incredibly useful. She was approachable and empathic, while providing practical guidance. She helped me to focus on several attainable intentions and structure my time in pursuit of these goals.”

Rachel G.

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