Linda McGinley, EdD, Elected to The Strong’s Board of Trustees

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700

February 21, 2013

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Trien, 585-410-6359,
Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Linda McGinley, EdD, Elected to
The Strong’s Board of Trustees

The Strong is pleased to announce that Linda McGinley, EdD, associate superintendant for instruction at West Irondequoit School District, has been elected to its Board of Trustees. McGinley is a board member and co-president of the Genesee Valley Chapter Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and an advisory board member of the Rochester Area Career Education Collaborative. She has also held positions as principal of Brookview and Listwood elementary schools and instructional specialist at Monroe #1 BOCES in Fairport. McGinley brings to The Strong board a wealth of successful experience in both elementary and higher education and the ability to contribute invaluably as the museum continues to expand its educational programs for both students and teachers. She resides in Fairport, New York.                             

The Strong® is a highly interactive, collections-based educational institution devoted to the study and exploration of play. It carries out this mission through five programmatic arms called “Play Partners.” These are the National Museum of Play, the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, and the American Journal of Play. Independent and not-for-profit, The Strong is situated in Rochester, New York, where it houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play. These enable a multifaceted array of research, exhibition, and other interpretive activities that serve a diverse audience of adults, families, children, students, teachers, scholars, collectors, and others around the globe.