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Leanna delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Teaching reading, writing, math, composition, and phonics to ages 4 - 18+ since 2001. I have worked as a learning coach with K - 12, an online home school program, and I earned my CELTA this past summer. I have volunteered as an adult reading tutor and worked two summers as a clinician with Lindamood Bell.

I attended the University of Phoenix, in Phoenix, Az and earned my masters in Special Education. For my bachelors, I attended Prairie View A & M University in Prairie View, Texas. Finally, I earned my CELTA in the summer of 2017 and a TESOL in 2011.


Special Education Teacher
Aug 2001 - Present
Various Schools

Works with students k - adult, providing small group instruction and support in reading, spelling, writing, math, and science. Most students were also ESL learners.

Jun 2008 - Aug 2009
Lindamood Bell

Worked one to one with students from ages 5 to adult on reading, spelling, phonics, and writing in summer intensive program.


CELTA, Teaching English to Adults and Children
Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
British Council
Masters in Special Education, Mild to Moderate Disabilities
Jun 2001 - May 2003
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ


Limited Proficiency


Special Education Teacher
May 2003
Arizona Department of Education

Licenses to work as a special education teacher with students experiencing mild to moderate disabilities.

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Jenita Mar 13, 2018
Phonics · In home

She is awesome, on time and very professional. I really appreciated her insight and ideas which gave me the ability and tools to thrive on my own. Thank you so much Mrs. Leanna. I'll never forget you! Amen.

nada Mar 13, 2018
Phonics · In home

Leanna can teach simple to complex concepts in a seeming less manner. she has worked across age groups .

Brandon Mar 13, 2018
Math · In studio

I have first hand knowledge of the professionalism and of the dedication of Mrs. Leanna! I have witnessed her execute teaching techniques that have assisted in moving students 1 to 2 grade levels academically. Leanna’s skills paired with her scaffolding of instructional techniques is invaluable when moving students toward a stronger understanding within a given subject.

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Walaa Amro Mar 13, 2018

You are a ver good teacher I think that all the students will like you and see you as the best , I wish you all the best.

Melissa Mar 13, 2018
ESL · In studio

Leanna worked closely with me for a few years in kindergarten. She assisited me with IEP’s and modifying the curriculum when needed.
Her knowledge, patience and attentiveness to each student is phenomenal.
Thank you Leanna !

Quiana Mar 13, 2018
ESL · Online

Talk about a passionate soul! Leanna is just that! She has a heart for helping and making sure everyone succeeds. She’s patient and willing to meet you were you are to ensure your success. She is the type of educational advocate the world needs!

Khulood Mar 13, 2018

You are one of awesome teacher i met. I am sure the students will like your teaching as usually you are. Wish the best for you :)

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