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educational consultant , Guidance director

Linda Silver, American Guidance director, educational consultant. Certified guidance counselor grades K-12, Spanish teacher grades 7-12. Named Broward County Elementary Counselor of Year, Broward Counseling Association, Fort Lauderdale, 1990, Florida Elementary Counselor of Year, Florida School Counselors Association, Orlando, 1992.

Background

Silver, Linda was born on January 11, 1954 in New York City. Daughter of Victor Paul and Mina (Levin) Berk.

Education

Bachelor in Spanish and Secondary Education, Hofstra University, 1976. Master of Science in Guidance and Counseling, Nova University, 1979.

Career

Spanish teacher, Ponus Ridge Middle School, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1976-1977; Spanish teacher, West Hollywood (Florida) Private School, 1977-1979; guidance counselor, Collins Elementary, Dania, Florida, 1979-1989; adult education teacher, General Educational Development-Off Campus, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1989-1990; guidance director, Bethune Elementary, Hollywood, 1989-1996; family counselor, coordinator, Family Counseling Center, Hollywood, 1990-1994; guidance director, Attucks Middle School, since 1996. Educational consultant Maimonides Community School, Hollywood, since 1992. Workshop leader and presenter in field.

Achievements

  • Certified guidance counselor grades K-12, Spanish teacher grades 7-12.

Membership

Active Sister Cities International Youth Summit Task Force. Member American Counseling Association, American School Counselor Association, Florida School Counselors Association, Broward County Counselors Association, Florida Counseling Association, Executive Board Elementary Counselors (co-chairperson 1992-1995), Executive Board Maimonides Community School (board member since 1992), Maimonides Community (chairperson education committee 1992-1996), Hofstra University South Florida Alumni Association (president 1985), Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Delta Phi.

Connections

Children: Brooke, Joshua.

father:
Victor Paul Berk

mother:
Mina (Levin) Berk

children:
Brooke Silver

Joshua Silver