Special Education Director-Dr. Arnold

 Linda Arnold, Ed.D.

Dr. Linda Arnold came to Concho Elementary School in 2009. Her career in education has included general classroom experience, primarily in kindergarten through third grade. First grade is her favorite. She has special education experience in all grade levels and has been a special education director since 2006. She also was a Program Specialist for Exceptional Student Services/Arizona Department of Education, providing technical support for special education directors. 

Dr. Arnold received her doctorate from University of Arizona in 2010 in Special Education Administration. She taught undergraduate and graduate level classes at University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University. 

Dr. Arnold is a native Arizonan and specifically and purposely chooses small, rural schools as her preference, acknowledging the amazing spirit of independence and the need for space of those who live there.