Linda Taplette received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Delta State University before earning an alternative teacher certification from the Region VI Educational Service Center. She has a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership from Criswell College and a Master of Educational in School Leadership Principal Certification from Sam Houston State University.
Jones Elementary in Bryan ISD was the first foray into teaching for Taplette as a third-grade teacher. After teaching there for five years, Taplette became an instructional coach for the district and then returned to teaching at Milam Elementary before going to Fannin.
In her free time, Taplette serves as a Sunday school teacher and a volunteer teacher at the Brazos County Detention Center.
Linda raised four Bryan ISD graduates with her husband Dr. Mark Taplette. Those Bryan ISD grads have given Linda and Mark three grandchildren attending Bryan ISD. One child is entering second grade at Fannin, and the other is beginning her sixth-grade year at Rayburn Intermediate.