Mrs. Linda Brannock holds both a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree Education from Salisbury University. In 1981, Mrs. Brannock became an instructor at Creative Childcare located in Salisbury and went on to become the director until 1984. She then continued as an instructor for Tiny Tot Inc., where she eventually developed and became the director of their 1st grade program. Mrs. Brannock has also been an instructor for Wor-Wic Community College, teaching Center Management and Child Development. In addition, Mrs. Brannock also taught a Child Development Associates (CDA) program through the Lower Shore Childcare Resource Center. This program was a credentialing program for childcare providers in the area. In August of 1999, Mrs. Brannock fulfilled a life-long dream when she opened the doors to Stepping Stones Learning Academy. Stepping Stones began as a two-room school, housing both kindergarten and first grade. Today, Stepping Stones has grown to two separate facilities, providing care and education to infants through the secondary level. Mrs. Brannock continues to take an active role in the classroom, ensuring that her staff is well supported and that every child reaches his or her potential.