Jodi Leckbee Chan is the NIET project director for the SEED 2 Grant, NIET's partnership with Texas Tech University's educator preparation program. She has worked as a Project Director for SEED 1, an executive master teacher and senior program specialist with schools in Texas and across the U.S. for going on 10 years.
Prior to joining the NIET team, Jodi worked for 13 years has a high school English, Film Studies and Theatre Arts teacher where she also served as an academy coordinator and redesign facilitator when her campus received a Gates Foundation grant to redesign into smaller learning communities. She is a trained Critical Friends Group coach and has completed Cognitive Coaching training.
Jodi graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She completed her master's of education in educational administration from the University of Texas and earned her principal certification.