Linda Evans-Taliaferro, M.A., Professional Learning Facilitator, Digital Platform Services

Linda Evans

Phone: 917.935.0640
Email: linda.evans@austin.utexas.edu

Dana Center role

Linda provides professional learning opportunities and resources to catalyze school and district improvements that increase student success in mathematics. She engages teachers and leaders with processes and tools designed by the Center, with a special emphasis on the use of virtual networks and online resources as the means of engagement. Linda uses her experience as a district leader in mathematics as well as the current research and trends in blended, hybrid, and online learning for adult learners to support mathematics achievement for all students.

Linda serves the needs of schools distributed across the United States and schools serving U.S. military families stationed abroad. She designs, plans, and facilitates synchronous and asynchronous professional development experiences that support teachers and leaders in advancing college- and career-readiness goals in mathematics.

Before joining the Dana Center

Linda has worked on various mathematics projects and initiatives inside and outside of Maryland. With 10 years of experience in education, she has held numerous roles, including classroom teacher, mathematics content coach, resident teacher advisor, and professional development facilitator. Linda previously served as Baltimore City Public Schools’ coordinator of elementary mathematics and most recently as the coordinator of elementary school transformation and turnaround.

Education

M.A., Teaching, Johns Hopkins University

B.S., Telecommunications, Morgan State University