Dr. Marrs-Morford was named Director of the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute in July 2013. Prior to IPLI, she was a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. During her 12 years at Eastern, Linda also served as department chair for four years and was Director of the NewLeaders Assistance Service, a mentoring and induction program for new principals. She was also Director of the EIU Administrators Roundtable, a professional development program for over 150 administrators. In addition to numerous state and national presentations and publications, Linda was secretary/treasurer of the Illinois Council of Professors of Educational Administration for twelve years and President of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration from 2006-2007. Dr. Marrs-Morford has received several state and federal grants totaling over $1 million.
She received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Administration in 2001 from the University at Albany. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Educational Administration (University of Albany), Master of Science degree in Teacher Education (Purdue University), and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education (Purdue University). She has a total of eight years of building-level administration experience. Dr. Marrs-Morford was also a member of the first women’s varsity basketball team at Purdue University.
Marrs-Morford Curriculum Vitae
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