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Building A Brighter Future for Education. 

“Hello, I’m Dr. Linda Vermooten.  I'm a Psychologist with a passion for high-quality education and protecting our youth's innocence. Growing up in South Africa, I bring a unique perspective and extensive experience in education to my pursuit of representing District 2 on the Nebraska State Board of Education. My commitment to personal growth and the well-being of others has driven me to make a difference in the lives of students, parents, and educators. I invite you to join me on my mission to champion the needs of our children, prioritize excellence in education, and create a nurturing environment that empowers Nebraska's students to thrive."



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Nebraska needs dynamic leadership.

"Our educational system requires a seasoned and sensible leader who can prioritize the fundamental aspects of education and safeguard the well-being of our children. That is precisely why I have decided to run to represent District 2 on Nebraska's State Board of Education. I invite you to join me in advocating for the rights of our parents, students, and teachers. Together, let us take proactive steps toward meaningful progress."


Born and raised in South Africa, Dr. Linda Vermooten brings a rich cultural background and a deep understanding of diverse perspectives to her candidacy. With a range of educational achievements, including degrees in counseling and psychology, Linda has developed a comprehensive understanding of the complex needs of individuals, families, and communities.

With over twenty-five years of experience in the mental health field, she has witnessed firsthand the importance of addressing mental health and emotional well-being within the educational system. As a professor and department chair of a master's program in clinical mental health, Linda has mentored and inspired future mental health professionals, emphasizing the role of well-being in the educational experience.

Linda's passion for education extends beyond the classroom. She firmly stands for life and is dedicated to protecting the innocence of children.  She recognizes that education plays a vital role in shaping their future, and seeks to bring her wealth of experience, deep-rooted values, and commitment to quality education to the Nebraska State Board of Education. With her diverse background, unwavering dedication, and compassionate approach, Linda aims to champion the needs of students, parents, and educators, creating an educational environment that prioritizes excellence and the holistic well-being of Nebraska's young minds.

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