Holds a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Eastern Michigan University and a masters degree in Education from THE University of Michigan (Go Blue!). She is an award winning photographer who's expertise in the natural sciences: geology, biology ,zoology and other ologies make her an excellent teacher. In addition to teaching at Midwest Photography Workshops she also teaches "short people" in the Detroit Public Schools system. She spends summers working on one of the tour boats that operate out of the Metro Parks. While Linda is a master teacher, she is also particularly adept in the use of duct tape.