Ms. Susan Leigh, M.A.

Phone: (816) 316-8131


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Susan Leigh, M.A.

2nd Grade Teacher


Years of Teaching Experience

33+ years of experience


Area of Expertise

Kindergarten - third grades

Certified Kindergarten - eighth grades


Educational Background

1982 - Bachelor Of Science in Education, Northwest Missouri State Uninversity

2002 - Certification in Gifted and Talented Education, Univesity of Missouri in Columbia

2005 - Master of Arts in Education, Avila University



1992 - Teacher of the Year, J. S. Chick African Centered Shule`

1998 - Distinguished Poet's Award

1999 - The Earl Batsell Community/Youth Leader Award

2000 - The Earl Batsell Sr. Youth Leader Award

2002 - Who's Who Among America's Teachers

2004 - Who's Who Among America's Teachers

2006 - Who's Who Among America's Teachers

2009 - Cambridge's Who's Who Registry Among Executives and Professonials

2013 - The Eugene and Ida Champion Christian Educator of the Year Award


Why I Chose Education as My Career of Choice

I chose education beacuse I love working with children and I believe I can make a difference in their lives by providing a nurturing environment and a high quality education .

Personal Interests

I enjoy traveling, writing poetry and public speaking speeches for children, and spending time with family and friends (especially my grandchildren).