Dr. Linda Harper has served students in many capacities from classroom teacher, curriculum specialist to her current role as a secondary school principal. She is credited with transforming the city’s alternative education program and its largest high school into a safe and nurturing learning and working environment. She and her team have garnered several state and national recognitions for their efforts in improving student outcomes. This includes recognition for increased graduation rates and post secondary school placement. Dr. Harper understands that successful schools have healthy school cultures. She believes that all students will rise to their highest potential when supported by highly effective teachers and administrators. She has successfully worked with Broward County Schools, Birmingham City Schools and the Tuscaloosa City Schools System.