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Linda Rinn

Linda Rinn

Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Human Resources


MY PASSION:

I have a passion to see people excel in their strengths and gifts God has given them and use them for His glory.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

I have been a professional educator since 1984. During my career,  I have been a teacher at all levels, a curriculum design coordinator, and a principal at the elementary and high school levels in both public and private school settings. As an educational consultant, I have written study guides for both the principal and EC-6 Texas teacher certification tests and facilitated test preparation sessions for teacher candidates throughout the North Texas region.  Before joining TKU in 2012, I was an adjunct professor for the University of North Texas supervising student teachers during their practicum semester.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certified by the Texas State Board of Educator as All-Level Mid-Management Administrator, All-Level Music Education, and Elementary Education Grades 1-8.
  • Certified Trainer in Thinking Maps, Differentiated Classroom Instruction and Conflict Resolution.
  • Certified Gallup Teacher Perceiver and HUMANeX Ventures Teacher Selection.

FAVORITE SCRIPTURE:

Psalm 46:10 & Exodus 14:14

FAMILY:

I am married to Rodney and have a daughter (Kathleen) who is teacher and a son-in-law (Andrew) who is currently working on his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Baylor University.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME?

I love to travel, read, and watch UT Football—Hook ‘em Horns!

WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT WORKING AT TKU?

TKU has the most wonderful students and staff!

Contact Info


linda.rinn@tku.edu
817.722.1761

Education


B.S. in Education

University of Texas at Austin

M.Ed. in Educational Administration

University of North Texas

ED.D. Organizational Leadership (In Progress)

Abilene Christian University