Linda has written curriculum for all levels and has managed a department of 21 high school English teachers. She is a content expert whose focus is on student success at all levels, including special education, ESOL, college prep, and Advanced Placement. Linda is well acquainted with the Georgia Standards of Excellence for English, grades K-12. She served on a commission that determined the Common Core Georgia Standards when those were initially being adopted in 2009. She has written curriculum and lesson plans based on state standards throughout her career at all levels of sixth through twelfth grades.