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Linda Murray (IL '88)

Teacher/Department Chair

Hyde Park Career Academy
Chicago, IL

Subject(s) taught: Social Studies
Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

At the time of the Award, Linda Murray was:

Teacher
Hyde Park Career Academy
Chicago, IL

Subject(s) taught: Social Studies
Grade(s): 10, 11, 12


Biographical Information

Entering her 20th year as a teacher, Linda Murray is an expert in the field of innovative teaching. When introducing new subjects to her social science classes at Hyde Park Career Academy in Chicago, Ms. Murray may draw an impromptu map on the floor, take her students to various religious services in order to compare cultural differences or develop exciting learning activities such as Black History Alive. As her principal proclaimed, "Linda Murray is one of those super teachers usually described in the past tense, those legendary heroes against whom modern men and women cannot be compared.



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