Leighann Garland has served as the Marketing and Event Planning Specialist for the School Culture and Climate Initiative since 2019. She has worked with the Initiative as they transitioned to virtual School Support Network Meetings and coffee chats where she enjoys hearing from the SCCI community.
Prior to joining the Initiative, she worked at the Center for Schools and Communities for 14 years as the Conference and Professional Development Specialist where she organized more than 15 large events per year as well as many other meetings and professional development workshops.
Social-emotional learning (SEL) has been a focus of hers for the past several years. She has organized three national SEL conferences for over 700 attendees each year and one virtual national conference for the Initiative.
Leighann received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Elizabethtown College. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and relaxing on the beach.