Consistent with revised CDC guidance, vaccinated individuals are recommended to wear a mask when in public indoor spaces where COVID-19 virus transmission is considered substantial or high. Oklahoma County is currently listed as an area of high transmission by the CDC. The CDC further recommends that unvaccinated individuals continue to wear a mask when around others indoors, regardless of their area’s rate of transmission.
Linda Harris, Ed.D.
Linda A. Harris, Ed.D. (Northeastern University, 2014) began her career as a member of the Department of Educational Sciences, Foundations and Research at UCO in 2014. Prior to joining the faculty at UCO, Harris served an instructional coach for the middle school humanities department at Danbury Public Schools in Connecticut for five years. She also served as an elementary classroom teacher at a private school in Trumbull, Connecticut, for 15 years.
In her words: "I am a certified K-12 classroom teacher and administrator with 20+ years in classroom and administrative experience at both the elementary and secondary level in both urban and private school settings. I always learn from my students and thank my elementary students for reawakening my sense of wonder about the world, thus launching me on my path as a life-long learner. I always look forward to teaching and learning with and from my students each semester."
Education and Certifications
Harris received her B.S. from The Pennsylvania State University and her Ed.D. from Northeastern University in Boston with a concentration in curriculum leadership in 2014. She is licensed as a professional educator by the Connecticut State Department of Education for K-6 (#013), middle school English (#215), and as an intermediate administrator (#092). She was additionally was awarded Effective Teaching Strategies certification through the 2004 Connecticut Accountability for Learning Initiative (CALI).
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