DEAN LINDA LENTZ
As founding dean of Relay Nashville, Linda Lentz leads the teacher-training curriculum for the campus. She is an educational entrepreneur and leader who has achieved a remarkable record of successfully leading students and faculty to high levels of student achievement and growth. Prior to joining Relay, she cofounded RePublic Schools and was the founder and executive director of Liberty Collegiate Academy, one of the highest-performing schools in Tennessee. She was also a fellow with Building Excellent Schools and taught high-school English as a member of Teach For America.