Linda Tucciarone is a native of Brooklyn, NY. The oldest of seven children, she credits her parents' work ethic and their sacrificial commitment to sending her to private schools in NewYork as foundational to the work she does now at Heritage Academy.
She is a graduate of Polytechnic Institute of New York where she obtained her B.S. in Life Sciences. She attended graduate school at Columbia University in NY before transferring to the Medical College of Georgia where she completed her PhD in Molecular Biology. She came to Christ during her time at MCG.
Dr. Tucciarone has been involved in Christian education in the Augusta area for over 25 years. She was a Wal-Mart National Teacher of the Year. She is one of the 5 founders of Heritage Academy and has served as the Executive Director from its inception.
She is married to John R. Tucciarone, Jr., a retired Electrical Engineer who is also actively involved at Heritage Academy in technical and structural support. They have 2 grown and married children and 2 grandchildren.