Faculty Highlights: Linda Garrison

Linda Garrison, Librarian/Media Specialist

Q: What are your degrees?

A: St. Leo University - BA; Florida State University - MLIS; University of Central Florida - PhD


Q: What is special about Canterbury?

A: Each child is accepted for who s(he) is. We don’t try to force a square into a triangle.


Q: What is your motto?

A: We overestimate what we can accomplish in one year; we underestimate what we can accomplish in five.


Q: Look into your crystal ball. How do you see the landscape of education changing?

A: As we have already seen in the newer curriculums, we are returning to teaching through story. Better yet, the stories underscore the pluralism of America. 


Q: What is your greatest extravagance?

A: Silly question - books!


Q: Which word or phrase do you most overuse?

A: “Folks”


Q: Which talent would you most like to have?

A: A very good memory.


Q: Who is your hero?

A: Billy Jean King; Jimmy Carter; my parents because of their work ethic and kindness.


Q: What do you most value in your friends?

A: The desire to look at a broader worldview.