Full Name
Melissa Leach
Job Title
Owner and Lead Staff Developer
Leach Literacy Training
Speaker Bio
Leach Literacy Training, (LLT) provides unique and dynamic professional development for schools and school districts across the country. Melissa Leach, owner and president, is a sought-after literacy change leader for her knowledge of literacy and her ability to make success in each and every component feel achievable to every participant. Melissa has been a dynamic classroom teacher (Michigan and Texas; 2000-2008), a state level Literacy Specialist (Texas; 2008-2012) a Professional Learning Designer for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DC; 2012-2014), and a K-12 ELAR and SLAR Specialist (Texas; 2014- 2015). She currently works full-time alongside her team of literacy staff developers to run Leach Literacy Training from her home state of Texas. It is Melissa’s life work to make an impact on student achievement. Leach Literacy blends the research and knowledge of best practices and hands-on application to real-life classroom settings. Melissa’s desire to reach more students is happening, one teacher, and one training, at a time.
Melissa Leach