Linda Kennedy

Happy Hands Teacher and Assistant Director

Since 1981

 Linda Kennedy has worked at Happy Hands for 43 years.  In addition to acting as Assistant Director, she teaches 3s, 4s, leads 3s Enrichment, and co-teaches 4s Enrichment.  In 2019, she was named the Outstanding Private Educator of the Year by the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance.  She has an Associate’s Degree in Child Care and has also won the Midwest Excellence in Education Award for her work as director of an afterschool program.  Mrs. Kennedy truly loves each of her students and is loved in return.  She encourages all former students to come visit or send a note to tell her what they are up to!

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