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Linda Encarnacao


Executive Assistant & Internship Coordinator

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As Executive Assistant, Linda provides comprehensive, high-level support to Co-Founder and Chief Education Officer, David Rose. Her responsibilities include calendar management, travel arrangements, speaker logistics, internal and external communications facilitation, as well as daily prioritization of needs.

Linda also provides support to Chief Executive Officer Linda Gerstle and serves as the  communications liaison between Linda Gerstle and CAST’s Board of Directors. In addition, she manages the logistics for special events, staff retreats and other employee events throughout the year.

As Internship Coordinator, Linda co-manages the development and implementation of CAST’s internship program.

Linda served as the Operations Coordinator for the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) from October 2014 through September 2016. In that role, Linda worked collaboratively with members of the AEM Center Team providing administrative assistance and general support to the day-to-day operations and future planning of the AEM Center work.

Prior to CAST, she worked for several years in the technology sector under various administrative and marketing capacities. Outside the office, Linda enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, reading, and exploring new places.


“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” - Plato


BA, University of New Hampshire


National Center on Accessible Educational Materials