Malinda has been in education for 18 years. She has taught pre-K, Kindergarten, first grade, and multi-age enrichment classes. She also served as School Psychometrist, and has been nominated for Teacher of The Year. Malinda served as an Educational Consultant/TCAP Achievement Program Manager/Special Ed. Assessment Coordinator for the Tennessee Department of Education, leading professional development training throughout the state of Tennessee. She currently serves as an Instructional Facilitator (Pre-K through 8th Grade), mentoring, coaching, and training teachers in her school system.
Teacher of the Year / ART Scholarship recipient
--- Bachelor of Science in Education (1995) AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn, AL Early Childhood Education --- Master of Arts in Education (1999) UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM – Birmingham, AL Educational Psychometry --- Administrative Endorsement (2012) BETHEL UNIVERSITY - McKenzie, TN