LeAnita Garner
Math Instructional Leadership Coach | Chicago Collaborative

LeAnita coaches and develops school teams in the Chicago Collaborative, which includes Chicago Public Schools, KIPP Chicago, and North Chicago CUSD 187. 

She joins Leading Educators from Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL), where her role evolved from a Network Turnaround Coach focused on establishing positive school and classroom culture to Network Instructional Coach supporting teachers, teachers leaders and school leaders in deepening their understanding of CCSS math standards.  She has worked closely with external partners on initiatives to improve implementation of standards-aligned instruction for students in pre-k and primary classrooms across the AUSL network.  Prior to her work at AUSL, LeAnita was a primary and intermediate classroom teacher with Atlanta Public Schools and most recently at the University of Chicago Charter School-Donoghue Campus.  

LeAnita holds a B.S in Early Childhood Development from Northern Illinois University and a M.A.Ed in Instructional Leadership from Argosy University.  She lives in Chicago with her husband, Eric, and son, Logan.