Dr. Linda Grant Master of Education Instructor


Ph.D., University of Georgia
M.A., Montclair State University
B.A., Stockton University


An expert in early childhood education and child development, Dr. Grant began her career as a preschool teacher, child care coordinator, and Head Start program specialist. She served for three years as the pediatric literacy project coordinator for Emory University School of Medicine and the began teaching at the collegiate level—first at Shorter University, then at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, and most recently at Kennesaw State University. At Georgia Piedmont, she was the director of the college's early childhood care and education program.

Dr. Grant earned an undergraduate psychology degree from Stockton University, a Master of Arts degree in child development and family relations from Montclair State University in New Jersey, and a Ph.D. in early childhood education from the University of Georgia.

Council for Professional Recognition 2019 Early Educators Leadership Conference, Atlanta, GA

One Language is Never Enough: Enhanced CDA Training Through Community Collaboration

Institute for Educational Leadership 2016 National Family and Community Engagement Conference, Pittsburgh, PA

Clarkston Families Decide: Engaging Diverse Families in Decision Making

Association for Childhood Education International 2016 Annual Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica

One Language is Never Enough: Community Collaboration to Strengthen Early Learning Opportunities for Every Child

Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education 2012 Annual Conference, College Station, PA

African-American Preschool Techers and Children Explore Teacher-Child Relationships with a White Teacher Educator

Georgia Association on Young Children 2009 Annual Conference, Duluth, GA

Friends in School-Age Children (Fall 2009)

National Association for the Education of Youth Children Annual Conference

Preparing Caregivers to Work in School Age and Youth Programs: A Collaborative Model for a Post-Secondary Certification (November 2000)

Lecturer, Birth-Kindergarten, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

Program Director, Early Childhood Care and Education, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Clarkston, GA

Instructor, Associate Degree Program, Early Childhood Care and Education, Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Adjunct Professor, Graduate Early Childhood Education Program, Shorter University

Pediatric Literacy Project Coordinator, Emory University School of Medicine/Grady Health System

Program Specialist, Head Start Technical Assistance Support Center, Region IVA, Atlanta, GA

Operations Manager, Community Coordinated Child Care, Hillside, NJ

Preschool Teacher, Nutley and Clifton, NJ