Linda Kobert, District 3

Linda Kobert is the Orange County School Board member from District 3, South Orlando and served as School Board Vice-Chair from 2016 to 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. (Main Street USA)

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

Linda 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.  She is a Certified Board Member of the Florida School Boards Association, serves on the FSBA Policy Committee, the FSBA Long Range Planning Committee and Chairs the Central Florida School Boards Coalition. Linda is an appointed representative of the Orange County Citizens' Commission for Children, and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Orlando Science Center. Linda is a native Floridian and a graduate of the University of Florida.


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

Contact Information

E-mail: [email protected]
Facebook: Linda Kobert
Address: P.O. Box 271
Orlando, FL 32802

News & Information

100% Design/Construction Kick-off Community Meeting Elementary School Site 30-E-SE-3 Video

100% Design/Construction Kick-off Community Meeting Elementary School Site 30-E-SE-3 Presentation
100% Design/Construction Kick-off Community Meeting High School Site 80-H-SW-4 Presentation

30% Design Community Meeting High School Site 80-H-SW-4 Presentation

100% Design Community Meeting Winegard Elementary School Presentation

Design Community Meeting Meadow Woods MS Comprehensive Renovation Presentation

State of the Schools Webpage - Presentation & Video

Site-E-SE-3 Community Meeting Presentation - April 29, 2019

Site-E-SW-4 ES Relief Community Meeting Presentation - May 21, 2018

OCPS: Leading Students to Success - YouTube Channel

Link to OCPS Budget & Fiscal Services Department

NCPA Steak & Lobster Article Authored by Dr. Michael Armbruster, Senior Executive Director - Career & Technical Education

Site 80-H-SW-4 100% Design/Construction Kick-Off Community Meeting:

Site 83-E-SE-3 40% Construction Community Meeting Presentation:

Winegard 40% Construction Presentation:

Site 80-H-SW- 40% Construction Community Flyer:

Site 80-H-SW-4 40% Construction Community Meeting Presentation:

OCPS Site 30-E-SE-3 30% Design Community Meeting:

2020-21 District 3 Construction and Maintenance Fact Sheet:

Site 30-E-SE-3 Presentation:

Represented Schools


Conway, Endeavor, Hunter's Creek, John Young, Lake George, Lancaster, McCoy, Meadow Woods, Oakshire, Pershing-Pine Castle, Sally Ride, Shenandoah, Southwood, Vista Pointe, Waterbridge, Wetherbee, Winegard , and Wyndham Lakes




Conway, Freedom, Meadow Woods, South Creek and Walker


Boone, Cypress Creek and Freedom

Special Schools

Acceleration Academy - East

*Charter schools can be found at the School Choice page.