About Dr. Quinn

Dr. Linda Quinn joined the Ferndale Schools family in August 2009. During her tenure, she has led the school district through significant changes in educational expectations and challenging economic times.Quinn

Her two main areas of focus:

  1. Preserving and enhancing high quality education for ALL children and
  2. Providing meaningful opportunities for all stakeholders to participate in the governance of their school district.


Under Dr. Quinn’s leadership, Ferndale Schools:

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Dr. Quinn has worked closely with the School Board to design ways to give the community more input into the decisions of the school district:


Supt8 QuinnDuring Dr. Quinn’s tenure, the Ferndale School Board was named Washington State’s School Board of the Year in 2012-2013 and has earned the title Board of Distinction for four subsequent years. In addition, the Board won the statewide Celebrating Diversity Award in 2014.

Dr. Quinn was presented with a Ken Gass Community Building Award in 2014 for outstanding contributions to increasing community caring, empowerment, and connections that improve the lives of children, youth, and families.

Before coming to Ferndale Schools, Dr. Quinn served as

Dr. Quinn has earned:

Dr. Quinn has been married to Ken Quinn for 40+ years and they have two children who both live in Portland, Oregon.