Linda Ullah, M.A., M. Ed. is Teacher in Residence at Foothill College's Krause Center for Innovation where she writes curriculum for face to face and online courses, teaches, and helps coordinate the Learning in New Media Classrooms) program. She also the director of the Center's Earn While You Learn Technology/Project Based Learning Institute for teachers. She has co-authored the curriculum for the Institute and has authored several online courses including a Global Project-based Learning online course. This course was her Instructional Technology Masters Degree Project. Additionally, Linda writes evaluation reports and grants to support the Center's programs as well . She is in the process of becoming a Project-based Learning Curriculum Coach and Trainer for the New Tech High Schools in North Carolina.She was a Technology Learning Coordinator for the former Challenge 2000 Multimedia Project, in the Oak Grove School District and at Santa Teresa High School in San Jose, CA where she was also a special education, Title 1 and gifted and talented education teacher for many years. She served as a mentor teacher in the area of thematic planning-integrated instruction while in the Oak Grove School district and has taught a variety of K-12 grade levels and programs including pre-school motor-skills development, Special Education, Gifted and Talented Education and Title One Reading and Math Remedial Programs.
She began integrating multimedia projects into her curriculum in the early 90's and has had several successful web-based projects including a collaborative water pollution project between elementary school students in San Jose and high school students in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Because of this project, Linda became a SCORE (Schools of California Online Resources for Educators) Fellow, and her Water Pollution Project was published in the SCORE Science Website for other teachers to use.
Linda was a member of the Leadership Team and a curriculum developer and trainer for the Santa Clara County Office of Education's Internet Institutes. She is online facilitator Classroom Connect's Connected University. She was the co-author of the Tier 2: Project Based Learning Supported by Multimedia Summer Institute Curriculum and a lead trainer for the institute that is jointly sponsored by the Challenge 2000 Multimedia Project and the Santa Clara County Office of Education. She is also a co-author of the Santa County Office of Education's Tier 3 Internet Institute: Curriculum Development for Online Learning. In addition she was a facilitator for the San Jose State University and Santa Clara County Office of Education Leadership for Learning with Technology collaboration. Linda Ullah, Gayle Britt and Michael Simkins have co-authored an online course in Project Based Learning Supported by Multimedia that is now on the San Mateo County Office of Education's server.
She has been a presenter as several technology related conferences such as CUE (Computer Using Educators) , School Tech Expo, CSCL, the former Autodesk and Co-nect Kids Who Know and Do Project Based Learning Conference, California School Boards Association, NECC (National Education Computer Conference)and has presented and taught project-based learning and technology integration and training workshops internationally through the Teachers International Exchange, San Jose State University and DesignWorlds for Learning.
Linda has a M.Ed in Special Education from the University of Cincinnati, a M. A. in Instructional Technology from San Jose State University. She is the recipient of the Harold H. Hailer Award in Instructional Technology and the SJSU Gold Award for the College of Education. She received a BA in Social Studies with a minor in English from Marietta College. She also studied art history in Bergamo, Italy through Ohio University's University Abroad program.
Linda has served on several educational boards. She is the former president of the Morgan Hill Unified School District's Board of Trustees. She has served Teachers International Exchange Board, and the IISME (Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education Educational Committee. She is currently serving the Charter School of Morgan Hill Board. This is a project-based learning charter school. She is also currently serving on the Knowledge Context Board.