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Reading specialist

Linda Taylor Roberts, American reading specialist. Certified standard elementary principal K-8, standard reading specialist K-12, elementary education K-8, Oklahoma, National Board cert early childhood specialist.

Background

Roberts, Linda Taylor was born on December 19, 1954 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Wayne Lewis and Peggy Jane (Radcliff) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Oklahoma State University, 1977. Master of Curriculum, Oklahoma State University, 1979. Elementary Principal Certified, Oklahoma State University, 1993.

Career

Reading specialist, Ator Heights Elementary/Owasso (Oklahoma) Public Schools, since 1979. Literature reviewer Scholastic Public Company, 1993-1994, member teacher advisory board reading program, 1994-1995.

Achievements

  • Certified standard elementary principal K-8, standard reading specialist K-12, elementary education K-8, Oklahoma, National Board cert early childhood specialist.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Active States National Young Readers' Day celebration committee, 1994-1995. President Tulsa County Reading Council Young Authors' Committee, 1994-1995. Invited by Citizen Ambassador Program as a reading education delegate to work with Russian Educators in Russia, 1993-1994.

Member phonics task force committee Oklahoma State Department Education, 1998-1999. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Tulsa County Reading Council, Oklahoma Reading Association (board directors, chair Administrator's award 1994-1995, treasurer 1995-1996, vice president 1997-1998, state president 1998-1999, intern reading coordinator master teacher project 2004-2005), International Reading Association (subcommittee to select outstanding teacher educator, chairman committee 2004-2005), Association of Children and Learning Disabilities, Oklahoma Education Association, National Board For Professional Teaching Standards (chair since 2005), Kappa Kappa Iota, Gamma Phi Beta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, reading, promoting children's literature.

Connections

Married Jon Harper Roberts, August 11, 1979. 1 child, Taylor Zachary Roberts.

father:
Wayne Lewis Taylor

mother:
Peggy Jane (Radcliff) Taylor

spouse:
Jon Harper Roberts

child:
Taylor Zachary Roberts