Linda is a Research Associate at RMC Research with more than 30 years of experience in education, research, and administration. She is skilled in project management, qualitative research and evaluation methods, school-community collaborations, and writing and presently serves as project manager for evaluations of the AmeriCorps Program at Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Reservation (SD) and two intensive language revitalization programs on the Standing Rock Reservation (ND). Linda is part of the evaluation team for the Nevada Native Youth Community project, a federally-funded program that was awarded to the Nevada Department of Education in 2018. She has been project manager for multisite service-learning projects coordinated by Youth Service America, a National Science Foundation (NSF) GK-12 project at the University of Colorado Denver, and the evaluation of several federally funded Teaching American History grants in Vermont. She has contributed qualitative analyses to numerous other projects including the Correctional Education Association/College of the Air project, an NSF Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) project, several NSF Math and Science Partnership (MSP) programs, the Texas Comprehensive Center, and the West Comprehensive Center. She has participated in instructional reviews and audits held in multiple school sites within Aurora (CO), and Granite and St. George (UT). From 2012 to 2016, she facilitated the Native American Education Research Alliance in a seven-state region as part of the federally-funded Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Central. Linda earned her BA (with honors) from the University of Colorado Boulder and her MA (Phi Delta Kappa) from Northwestern University in Evanston (IL).

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