Linda Born has been a teacher since 1978. She currently works in Reading Recovery, a program for children who have reading challenges. She holds two degrees from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas: a BSE in Elementary Education and an MS in Curriculum and Instruction. Linda is also the caregiver for her mother, who has had dementia of the Alzheimer's type since 2004.
She resides in Kansas with her husband, son, and mother.