Full Name
Linda Chen Chen
Job Title
Chief Academic Officer
NYC Department of Education
Linda P. Chen is Chief Academic Officer, overseeing instructional supports for all learners and managing the Divisions of Teaching and Learning, Special Education, and English Language Learners. Before returning to the NYC Department of Education under Chancellor Carranza, Linda served as Vice President for Engagement and Implementation at the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship. Before that, Linda served as Chief Academic Officer of Baltimore City Public Schools, Deputy Chief Academic Officer of Boston Public Schools, and Assistant Superintendent and Deputy Chief of Teaching and Learning in the School District of Philadelphia. Prior to her leadership roles in Philadelphia, Linda served as principal of PS 165 in Manhattan, a literacy supervisor in Queens, and an elementary school teacher at PS 163 in Manhattan. She began her career teaching elementary school in Seattle.
Linda Chen