Linda D’Acquisto has more than 30
years of experience in education working
as a museum educator, curriculum developer, public school
administrator, and classroom teacher. Her wide range of
experience enriches her work with Kid Curators.
As a museum educator, Linda
managed the school and public programs departments of a
science and technology museum. She developed educational
programs for teachers, families, youth, and museum visitors;
trained and supervised program and interpretative staff;
and participated in ongoing assessment and redevelopment
of museum exhibits.
As a K-12 director
of instruction and as a curriculum developer, Linda provided leadership for curriculum
and assessment initiatives, strategic planning, professional development, and
program evaluation. She has classroom and special education teaching experience
at the elementary and middle school levels. Currently, as an educational consultant,
Linda works with schools and districts on issues related to school improvement,
professional learning communities, classroom-based assessment, and program evaluation.
Linda has a bachelor’s degree in behavioral disabilities and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.