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Leah is one of the full-time EL teachers at Leap High School in St. Paul. Before teaching English, she taught Math for one year. After this, she became an English language teacher. Leah has been a high school teacher for 10 years.
After four years of English teaching in Asia, Leah returned to the U.S. to further her education. She currently lives in Minneapolis while finishing her master's degree in TESOL at Hamline University. In her free time, Leah enjoys creative writing, reading, and travel. She especially enjoys reading global journalism and learning about people, places, and cultures. So far, she has visited 15 countries and hopes to visit more!
Leah has taught students from all over the world and has learned so many important things from these students. She is working on learning Spanish, speaks some Korean, and loves being a language teacher. Languages are beautiful!