Liberty Leavitt, a fifth generation Nevadan, filed for Clark County School District Board Trustee District A on March 9, 2020.
Liberty is a graduate of Green Valley High School who went on to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder and earn a Master’s in International Relations from London Metropolitan University. She taught English in Madrid, Spain, and also taught middle and high school social studies in private, charter, magnet, and comprehensive schools in both Las Vegas, Nev. and Denver, Colo.
After leaving the classroom, Liberty served as the Magnet Theme Coordinator and Recruiter at Advanced Technologies Academy (A-TECH) for six years before moving to the Clark County School District (CCSD) School-Community Partnership Program, which serves as the conduit between the school district and local community. There, Liberty acted as the Graduation Initiative Coordinator for five years before moving to her current outreach and development position at CORE, a two-generation nonprofit that works with some of the most under-resourced youth in Clark County.
“I am truly amazed and humbled by the overwhelming support that I am receiving from my friends, colleagues in education, and community leaders,” said Leavitt. “I have devoted my life to improving education and being an agent of change. I enjoy bringing fresh ideas and innovation to the table and look forward to serving my community on this new journey.”
Liberty currently serves on the Workforce Connections Programs Committee, the Supporting Our Survivors Board, the Mayors’ Community Breakfast Committee, and the CCSD Early Exposure Apprenticeship Committee. Liberty also chairs FOCUS Las Vegas through the Las Vegas Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Liberty is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Las Vegas and was awarded the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation 2010 Volunteer of the Year.
For more information please visit LibertyLeavitt.com