After teaching Social Studies and English Language Arts for more than three decades at Gray Academy in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Linda Connor has been seconded to take on the role as the Social Studies Curriculum Consultant for Manitoba Education. In addition to co-authoring the newly approved Grade 11 Canadian History textbook, Shaping Canada, Linda was also privileged to contribute to the Grade 7 Social Studies textbook, The World Today (Portage and Main Press) and the Grade 9 civics textbook, Canada in the Contemporary World (Emond Montgomery Publications). Linda has been on the Manitoba Social Studies Steering Committee and curriculum development teams for Grade 7, 9, and 11 Social Studies. Linda is also the current editor of MSSTA journal for Manitoba Social Studies teachers. At present, Linda is co-chairing a pilot team for Manitoba’s new Grade 12 course, Global Issues: Citizenship and Sustainability. Linda holds a Bachelor of Education (double major — English and History), Bachelor of Arts, as well as a Post-Baccalaureate from the University of Manitoba.