Linda Kingston has been a public educator for 28 years. Currently serving as the Director for Master Schedule and Instruction for Sacramento City Unified School District, she has extensive experience with California Partnership Academies (CPA’s) from providing curriculum support, to master scheduling challenges to building partnerships with advisory boards and local community colleges.
Jesse Bethel High School Law Academy in Vallejo, California was built under her leadership while she was the principal. During her tenure Bethel’s Law Academy established a Restorative Practice Youth Court where law academy students processed school discipline cases through Restorative Practices. Created a partnership with Solano Community College for the Law Academy seniors to take two of the Law pathways courses in their senior year. As well as building strong relations within the community to support the students which was imperative for the Law Academy’s success.
As a 5th generation Californian she believes in the public-school system. High Schools have an amazing energy. Dreams are created and supported, relationships matter, and it takes the whole community to support the child through high school. She looks forward to continuing the work of California LAW to ensure that the educational dreams of our students are fulfilled.
She graduated with a BA in History from California State University of Fresno and a MA in education from University of California Berkeley.