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Linda Kobert is the Vice Chair of the Orange County School Board and representative from District 3, South Orlando.  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 26 years are proud parents of 3 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 2 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. As a Certified Board Member, she was recently named Vice Chair of the Central Florida School Boards Coalition.  Linda is a native Floridian and a graduate the University of Florida.

OCPS Downtown PS8 (Groundbreaking)

2015 Support Person of the Year





 Contact Information

Facebook :
Linda Kobert - Facebook Page Link
P.O. Box 271
Orlando, FL 32802

 News & Information


Cypress Park ES - 30 Percent Design Community meeting presentation.pdf

OCPS: Leading Students to Success - Youtube Channel

Link to OCPS Budget & Fiscal Services Department

OCPS Leadership Orange - Information & Application

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) - July 22, 2016 - Letter from OCPS Superintendent to FLDOE Commissioner

Orange County Public Schools 2016-2017 Calendar

Meadow Woods 100 percent design presentation -

OCPS 2016 Legislative Update

District 3 Town Hall Meeting - Presentation

OCPS K-8 Rezoning Information​

Work Session and Rule Development Schedule 2015-16

Work Session Schedule 15 16 8.19.pdfWork Session Schedule 15 16 8.19.pdf

FYI - The dates/times and topics are all subject to change

Assessment Presentation

Please click the link above for the following information:

  • Statewide Assessment
  • District Assessment
  • Accoutability and Evaluation
  • 2015-16 Upcoming Changes

Superintendent Jenkins addresses legislative bill on assessments and evaluations (April 28, 2015) - see below

Dr. Jenkins - Memo re_CS-HB 7069 Background and Direction.pdf

Lake Como K-8 Community Meeting February 2, 2015 - Presentation - see below

Lake Como K8 Presentation 1815 [Read-Only].pdf

OCPS 2015 Accountability Resolution - see below

2015 Accountability Resolution OCPS.pdf

OCPS 2015 Teacher and Service Employee Raise Announcement - see below

Compensation package - Classified Employees.pdf 

Alliance for Public Schools survey link - see below

Alliance for Public Schools survey

Lockheed Martin $2 million donatio to OCPS (Press Release)

OCPS and Lockheed.pdf

OCPS receives $10 million dollars in school recognition funds with Governor Scott 

OCPS Superintendent Jenkins STEM editorial

Dr. Jenkins and STEM Editorial.pdf 

NCPA Steak and Lobster article authored by Dr. Michael Armbruster, Senior Executive Director Career and Technical Education

NCPA Steak and Lobster.pdf

Previous vs. Now Tests Information (PDF)

Previous vs Now Tests 3-19-2015.pdfPrevious vs Now Tests 3-19-2015.pdf


 Represented Schools



 Blankner School (K-8), Conway, Cypress Park, Durrance, Endeavor, Hunter's Creek, John Young, Kaley, Lake George, Lancaster, McCoy, Meadow Woods, Oakshire, Pershing, Pine Castle, Shenandoah, Southwood, Waterbridge, Wetherbee, Winegard and Wyndham Lakes


 Conway, Freedom, Meadow Woods, South Creek and Walker


 Boone, Cypress Creek and Freedom

Other Schools

 Acceleration Academy, Cherokee School, Cornerstone K-8, Cornerstone High, Chancery High, Juvenile Dentention Center, Pinecrest Academy K-8, Pinecrest High, Pinecrest High, Project Compass, UCP - Downtown, Simon Youth Academy and Village School