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Matt Linden

Head of Early Learning Center, Silicon Valley

Matt Linden has worked in early childhood education in the Bay Area for more than 20 years. Upon completing his foundational training at Stanford's Bing Nursery School, Matt worked as a teacher at Bing and One Fifty Parker Avenue School in San Francisco, where he took on his first full-time administrative role. Matt later served as the executive director at The Little School in San Francisco, where he furthered the school's commitment to fostering an open, inclusive and diverse environment and putting relationships at the center of social-emotional learning. Since joining Avenues in 2019, Matt has helped to develop and lead the Avenues@Home program, supporting and overseeing teachers, students, and families worldwide.

Matt earned his B.A. from Stanford and his M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in San Carlos with his wife, Amanda and their two children. Matt enjoys hiking, reading, practicing yoga and playing ukulele.