Linnea Garrett is the School Director of Chicago Tech Academy, the only high school in Chicago implementing whole school project based learning. Garrett is a Fellow in the Deeper Learning Equity Fellowship and a member of The Chicago Public Education Fund Educator Advisory Committee. Garrett was in the Chicago Leadership Collaborative in the New Leaders for New Schools program before joining ChiTech. She served as an instructional coach in the district and began her career as a science teacher. She earned her Master of Arts in Teaching from National Louis University and her BA in Biology from Wittenberg University.