Head of Middle School
will be returning to GALS in 2020 as the Head of the Middle School. From 2018-2020, she served as the High School Principal at New Legacy Charter School in Aurora. Prior to that, she helped found the GALS High School in 2014, where she worked as a math teacher and assistant principal. Leah
holds a Master’s degree in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity from the University of Colorado-Boulder and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Luther College in proof-oriented mathematics and gender studies. In 2011, she won the Mile High Teacher of the Year award. Before she began her career in teaching, Leah
spent time in East Africa working at an HIV/AIDS organization, lived in northern California as an economic justice activist and yoga instructor, and owned a bakery. When she’s not working, she loves running and spending time with her family at home.