Linda Kennedy

Happy Hands Teacher and Assistant Director

Since 1981

Mrs. Kennedy has been teaching at Happy Hands for over 40 years!  Her love of children continues to shine through everyday.  An animated lady, she loves to sing, tell stories and get down on the floor with her class. In 2019, she was named the Outstanding Private Educator of the Year by the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance.  Mrs. Kennedy has an Associates Degree in Child Care and also won the Midwest Excellence in Education Award for her work as director of an after-school program.  Linda has been married for 49 years to her husband, Dave, has two children and six grandchildren.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing competitive tennis.  Mrs. Kennedy teaches 3s, 4s, 3s Enrichment, assists with 4s Enrichment, and serves as the Assistant Director for Happy Hands.

“I honestly believe I have one of the best jobs because I get to work with children each day and help them grow.”