Before coming to Mirman, Ms. Leavitt taught in Massachusetts, Thailand, and Florida. She holds a B.A. in women's studies from the University of Wyoming, and an M.S. in international and intercultural education from Florida International University. Ms. Leavitt has experience teaching diverse learners from pre-Kindergarten to adults in college and continuing education.
Ms. Leavitt served as the Gifted Reading Specialist and 4th Grade Reading, Language Arts, and Social Studies teacher at Downtown Miami Charter School while in Florida. Throughout her teaching career, she has been active in both writing and implementing curriculum at all grade levels as well as coaching sports such as basketball, swimming, and yoga.