Lloyd Day, M.Ed., has been named new executive director of LinkED – formerly The Learning Center of North Texas – in Fort Worth. The announcement was made by Barbara W. Jiongo, LinkED Board Chair. He succeeds retiring Executive Director Dr. Leslie James who has led LinkED/TLCNT since July of 2010. Day served as the organization’s director of administration during the past year.
Day holds a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Texas Woman’s University and a bachelor of science degree from Oregon State University.
He was a teacher and principal for 33 years in Arlington ISD. He began his administrative career as principal at Speer Elementary in Arlington, served three years as the principal of Pine Tree Elementary in Longview, and returned to Arlington ISD to serve as principal at both Berry Elementary and Lynn Hale Academy. Later, Day served as a secondary school administrator at Boles Junior High School and Turning Point High School in Arlington ISD before returning to the elementary level to complete his career as principal at Hill Elementary School.
LinkED is a 17-year-old nonprofit organization in downtown Fort Worth giving comprehensive diagnostic educational evaluations, resources and assistance to individuals whose learning differences or disabilities interfere with school, work, or life in general.