Linda P. Keating has been active in Vermont education for four decades. She completed both her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Vermont and holds Bachelor’s Degrees in English and Psychology and a Masters in Education. Having a personal goal as a professional educator to experience a 360° view of education, she has been a classroom teacher, a content specialist, a school board member, a higher education instructor, an assistant principal, a principal, a curriculum director — and of course, a life-long learner. She was selected as a UVM Outstanding Teacher in the 1990’s, holds five endorsements, and has been both past and current president of CVEDC-ESA. Linda was the former Executive Director of Curriculum Instruction and Assessment for Chittenden Central Supervisory Union and is currently the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for Franklin West Supervisory Union.