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Linda Akins Bacon

Linda Akins Bacon, American librarian, media specialist. Certified teacher, Florida. Recipient Teacher of Year, Tarpon Springs Fund Elementary, 1986.


  • Bacon, Linda Akins was born on May 7, 1951 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Daniel Earl and Anna Louise (Everhart) Akins.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Manatee Junior College, 1971. Bachelor, University South Florida, 1973.


    • Library. media specialist Manatee County Schools, Bradenton, Florida, 1973-1975. Teacher English Miami Trace Schools, Washington, 1975-1976. Program assistant Highland County Extension Service, Hillsboro, 1977-1978.

      Library Chatfield College, St. Martin, 1978-1981. Library media specialist Pinellas County Schools, Clearwater, Florida, since 1982. Advisory board Southwestern Ohio Rural Libraries, Wilmington, Ohio, 1978-1981.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Florida.


    • Author: Bacon Bits, 1995. Contributing author: Time Strategies, 1994. Editor: (newsletter) Teacher to Teacher, 1986-1988.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Advisory council PCTA-PEPSA PAC, Largo, Florida, 1988-1991, 93-95. Member National Education Association, Florida Association forMedia in Education, Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association (president since 1995, vice president 1991-1995, executive board 1985-1989), Florida Teaching Profession (executive board 1988-1992), Pinellas Library Association Media Specialists.



    Reading, canoeing, singing.


    • Married Steven John Bacon, July 31, 1971. Children: Matthew Steven, Melanie Lynn.
    • father: Daniel Earl Akins
    • mother: Anna Louise (Everhart) Akins
    • spouse: Steven John Bacon
    • children: Matthew Steven Bacon
    • Melanie Lynn Bacon
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    Born March 7, 1951
    (age 65)
    • 1971
      Manatee Junior College
    • 1973
      University South Florida
    • 1973 - 1975
      Library media specialist, Manatee County Schools
      Bradenton, Florida, United States
    • 1975 - 1976
      teacher, English Miami Trace Schools
      Washington, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      program assistant, Highland County Extension Service
      Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      library Chatfield College
    • 1982
      library media specialist, Pinellas County Schools
      Clearwater, Florida, United States