Dr. Linda Atkinson, Ph.D.

K20 Center Associate Director, K-12 Partnerships

Linda Atkinson

“The K20 Center provides unique opportunities for educators, state leaders, and community stakeholders across Oklahoma to collaboratively work to improve the education of Oklahoma’s students.”

About Dr. Linda Atkinson

Linda Atkinson serves the K20 Center as Director of K-12 Partnerships, overseeing multiple grants that provide services to the Center’s K-12 schools. She also serves as Primary Investigator on several of the Center’s research grants and is a board member of several national organizations which align with the Center’s goals. Prior to joining K20, Linda was a middle and high school science teacher and credits her earning the NSTA Distinguished Service to Science Education award to the dedicated educators she worked with.

Linda and her husband, Larry – a retired educator, live in Norman. She enjoys spending time with him and their two adult children, Cole and Stephanie and their families. She also loves reading, backpacking, and camping.

Skills & Expertise

OU, Norman, OK                 Ph.D. 2005               Educational Administration

OU, Norman, OK                 M.S. 1979                 Chemical Education

Northwestern OK State University, Alva, OK      B.S. 1970               Natural Science

Linda's Program Affiliations