College of Education, Assistant Dean of Educational Partnerships and Development, Grand Canyon University
AEF® Board Member
Lindy is responsible for the strategic planning, development, and improvement of all academic programs and outreach efforts. She and her team partner with many educational groups, both internal and external to ensure standards based curriculum for all academic programs are focused on continuous improvement and aligned to appropriate standards for teacher certification. Mrs. Gaudiano is honored to be a GCU employee for over 12 years, and work in the education field for 15 years. Prior to transitioning to higher education and Grand Canyon University, she received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Arizona State University and her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Elementary Education Reading from Grand Canyon University before teaching in a first grade classroom in the public school environment. She is currently a PhD candidate and working on completing her doctoral degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Mrs. Gaudiano loves to collaborate on large projects with her team and other departments, teach education foundations, literacy and honors courses for the university, attend and present at national and local educational conferences, and be involved with all things highlighting the student experience within the college. After meeting her husband, Jimmy, 18 years ago at the University of Arizona, they have been married for over 11 years and have two mini GCU fans, their daughters Gigi (9) and Elle (7). On the weekends and in the evenings they enjoy the outdoors playing golf, pickle ball, and attending their girls many soccer games as they both play competitively around the Phoenix area. They enjoy traveling from coast to coast and are always planning a new adventure for their family to explore.