Cash Brings Value to Union University’s School of Education
September 5, 2012 - Dr. Linda Cash has joined Union University’s School of Education as Assistant Dean of Graduate Education, serving full-time on Union’s Hendersonville, TN campus. Cash is a veteran of public education, having 28 years of experience in the field. She has taught in multiple states across the Southeast from elementary to high school in both rural and suburban areas. Cash has spent the last 10 years as an elementary school principal in Sumner County, TN. And until recently, she has served as an adjunct professor for Union University.
Cash holds a BS degree in Health and Physical Education from Lander University in Greenwood, SC, a Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from Tennessee State University, and a Doctorate in Education from Trevecca Nazarene University.
Dr. Linda Cash has great passion for education, specifically in relation to teacher leadership and positive classroom instruction. She firmly believes that schools are the catalyst for success in life, and that educators should teach students to care for others, as they strive to be the best learners possible. As Cash views education as an equalizer, she sees value in providing students with the right encouragement and learning environment. With such conditions, she believes educators can give students a future they never dreamed of having for themselves. To this end, Cash believes that educators, including herself, should instill in every student the motivation to learn more, do more, and to serve others.
Cash is married and has three boys. Both she and her husband, John, are natives of South Carolina, but have been in Tennessee for 15 years. They chose to stay in Tennessee for the schools and opportunities for their family. Dr. Cash enjoys supporting her three sons in all of their athletic adventures. Likewise, Cash is an avid reader and runner.
It is highly evident that Dr. Linda Cash possesses great passion for education and the impact she can have on her students. She feels blessed to be at Union, as indicated from her words, “Sometimes the best opportunities come when you are not looking for them. God opens doors for a future we cannot see!”
The School of Education is pleased to welcome Dr. Cash for the experience, knowledge and passions she will provide to her colleagues, students, and community.