..."Leanne is a treasure trove of creative ideas and thoughtful solutions. She has the rare ability to awaken the creative spirit in young children and adults alike. Our family is blessed to know her." -- Bridget
Leanne Gray has always known she wanted to work with children. From a young age, she taught or led various programs for children, including daycare, camps, swim lessons, and after-school programs.
She received her BS in Early Childhood Education Pre-K to 3rd, and a Maryland State teaching license. She went on to get her Masters in Education and AMI Montessori certification in Columbia, MD. She worked as an assistant, substitute, and lead guide for 5+ years in Montessori schools. Leanne also designed and implemented a Montessori home school curriculum for a six year old and a two year old, nannied children from the ages of three months to five years, and mentored first year teachers in a public Montessori charter school. Leanne completed a RIE Foundations course in June of 2015.
Leanne is passionate about working with families to support their children at home. Her years of experience and gentle and patient nature helps guide parents to understand their children's developmental needs, and her eye for design allows her to create beautiful, functional living spaces.
She currently lives outside Washington D.C. with her husband and dog, Luna. Leanne also enjoys gardening, crafting, swimming, cooking, and remodeling old houses.