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Music educator

Linda McPherson, music educator. Certified Orff level I teacher AOSA, Texas, 1984, Orff level II teacher AOSA, Texas, 2003, k-12 vocal music teacher Kansas, 1990, administrator Kansas, 2003. Member Kansas Exemplary Edns. Network, Topeka, 2002—2006; Member of National Education Association, Kansas Orff Chapter (board directors 2004-2006), Kansas Music Educators Association.

Background

McPherson, Linda was born on January 3, 1960 in Lawrence, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Lois and Thomas F. Rogers.

Education

Bachelor of Music Education, Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, 1982. MAS, Baker University, Baldwin, Kansas, 2003.

Career

Teacher music Duncanville School District, Hastings Elementary, Texas, 1982—1990, De Soto United States dollar 232, Woodsonia Elementary, Shawnee, Kansas, 1990—1995. Teacher vocal music Monticello Trails Middle School, 1995—1998. Teacher music Woodsonia Elementary, 1998—2000, Mize Elementary, Shawnee, since 2000.

Director handbell choir 1st Baptist Church of Olathe, Kansas, 1994—2004, director children's choir, Kansas, 2000—2004. Building representative De Soto Teacher Association, Kansas, 2000—2003. Coordinator Kansas teacher of year De Soto United States dollar 232, Shawnee, Kansas, since 2002, coordinator Horizon award, Kansas, since 2005, coordinator professional development, Kansas, since 2006.

Chair North Central Accrediation, Mize Elementary, Shawnee, Kansas, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Certified Orff level I teacher AOSA, Texas, 1984, Orff level II teacher AOSA, Texas, 2003, k-12 vocal music teacher Kansas, 1990, administrator Kansas, 2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (music publication, activity) Instrument Hold Up Music K-8 Volunteer 5 #5, You've Gotta Talk Music K-8 Vo. 3 #1. Director: (beat keepers perform at kmea) Live with Bobby McFerrin, Kansas Music Educators Conference.

Membership

Member Kansas Exemplary Edns. Network, Topeka, 2002—2006. Member of National Education Association, Kansas Orff Chapter (board directors 2004-2006), Kansas Music Educators Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, music.

Connections

Married Richard McPherson, January 18, 1958. Children: Jared, Nolan.

father:
Lois Rogers

mother:
Thomas F. Rogers

spouse:
Richard McPherson

child:
Jared McPherson

child:
Nolan McPherson