Linda Martin is a New York State certified teacher of mathematics for grades 7-12. Previously a computer scientist and business analyst, Linda worked as a programmer before entering the world of education. She uses her business background quite often during her lessons and takes great pride in providing her students with the critical thinking skills required to compete in the business world. She has particular knowledge of how mathematics is used in business, programming, and some scientific fields; and her students explore how classical math concepts are used in today’s professions. Ms. Martin received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the College of Mt. St. Vincent and her master’s degree in computer science from Pace University. She continued her education at Manhattanville College entering their post master’s teacher certification program which allowed her to fulfill the requirements needed to obtain her permanent NYS teacher certification to teach mathematics grades 7-12.