Having worked in the Early Years Sector for almost 30 years, Linda has a huge amount of experience managing, owning and operating an early learning and care setting. She holds a diploma in Montessori Teaching, and an Honours Degree in Early Childhood Care and Education from Athlone Institute of Technology. Linda’s extensive experience includes working as a teacher for over 10 years with Galway/Roscommon ETB and Early Childhood Ireland. She is also the INclusion COordinator for her setting as she was among the first cohort of students to graduate from the LINC Programme in 2017. This experience has meant that Linda has a unique understanding of the programme and is well placed to assist students as they progress through the course.