Professional Development Center for Educators

Linda Grace, Ed.D.

Title: Curriculum Specialist, Bookworms


Linda Grace, Ed.D. is a researcher in the Professional Development Center for Educators.
Previously, she as an assistant professor in the School of Education and taught courses in literacy
instruction. In her career as an educator in private and public schools, she has worked as an
elementary school teacher, reading specialist, principal, curriculum director, literacy coach,
principal coach, and district-wide coordinator of elementary literacy programs. Her areas of
study include improving student comprehension through teacher training in practices that support
effective student cognition. Additionally, she is interested in training and professional
development methods that improve the literacy practices of pre-service and practicing teachers,
administrators, and school systems.