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Linda Kobert, District 3Linda Kobert is the Orange County School Board member from District 3, South Orlando and served as School Board Vice Chair from November 2016 to November 2018. She is a small business owner and community leader who, over the past 10 years, has established four non-profit organizations including Fund Education Now, The Blankner Foundation, The Alliance for Public Schools and the SoDo neighborhood revitalization project.

She and her husband of 28 years are proud parents of three children who have all attended Orange County public schools.

She received the Orange County Public Schools South Learning Community Volunteer of the Year Award for her work in 2006, the Florida School Boards Association Presidents’ Award in 2011, Blankner School’s Education Advocacy Award and the Orange County Public School Chairman’s Award in 2012.  With her two advocacy partners, she was runner up for Central Floridian of the Year. Linda currently serves on the Education Committee for the League of Women Voters, Co-chairs the Ambassadors Council of the Timucua Arts Foundation and was named to the
Council of Valencia and the Central Florida Congress of Regional Leaders. A Certified Board Member, she serves on the Board of Directors of the Florida School Boards Association and is Chair of the Central Florida School Boards Coalition.  Linda is a native Floridian and a graduate of the University of Florida.

 

Pershing K-8 School by Zyscovich Architects
Artist Rendition of Pershing K-8 School