Phone: 520-696-6187 and 520-696-6391
Degrees and Certifications:
Montana State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Marketing University of Arizona, Master of Arts in Elementary Education
Welcome to my REACH/Gifted classroom webpage. I am Leigh Kechely and have been teaching since 2004. I enjoy guiding students to discover and work toward their greatest potential.
I earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Marketing from Montana State University. In addition, I have a Master of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of Arizona. I also have a full Gifted Endorsement.
I have 13 years experience teaching first and second grades as a REACH Cluster teacher. I have coached 3rd-5th graders for Prince Elementary Odyssey of the Mind teams for 7 years, qualifying for World Finals 5 times.
Defining Moment in my Education
I realized how powerful collaboration is when taking calculus in college. Being able to work with others is an important life long skill, so I provide many varied opportunities for collaboration.
Hobbies and Interests
I enjoy hiking, traveling, fitness, cooking and family time.