Leanne commenced her role as Director of the Geelong Tech School with The Gordon in January 2017 from her previous role in Outreach Engineering at Deakin University. Leanne has an extensive working history in education in a variety of roles and educational settings with the emphasis on broadening students outlook and increasing aspiration.  Previous employment has been held at Deakin University, LaTrobe University, Goulburn Ovens TAFE, The Australian Sports Commission and in secondary schools as a teacher. These roles ranged from working with ‘disengaged’ students through to working with highly focused learners in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors of education.