Linda Hecker is a life-long educator with 40 years as a special educator, 32 of them at Landmark College where she is a member of the founding faculty. She has directed tutorial and teacher training programs, taught English, music, study skills, and served as an academic advisor and academic dean. She was appointed to the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training in 2001 and currently serves as lead education specialist. She frequently presents at workshops, seminars, and graduate courses for educators and parents. Her areas of interest and research include assistive technology, adolescent literacy, pedagogy for teaching composition, reading, study skills, and adult education. In her free time she doubles as a freelance violinist/violist.
M.Ed., Urban and Secondary Education, University of Hartford
B.A., English and Linguistics, Brandeis University
Reading Specialist Certificate, University of Massachusetts
Academic literacy (reading and writing)