Kathleen  Leatherwood
4th Grade

Kathleen has been teaching for over 10 years. She studied at Northern Arizona University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Music. She has SEI and Early Childhood endorsements. Kathleen has participated in and completed numerous trainings for Waldorf Education, Special Education, Language Arts and Math. She has a strong theatrical background, and has been performing on stage since she was 10 years old.


She has a passion for music and the arts and loves sharing her knowledge and excitement with her students. Kathleen has a strong belief that this generation of students will grow into kind, nurturing, compassionate adults who will change the world for the better! 

Kathleen grew up in Burbank, CA. She lived there for 23 years before moving to Arizona. Her parents and grandmother live there still. She also has a brother, sister-in-law and niece that live in New Jersey. Kathleen lives in Flagstaff with her son Matthew, and their four cats. She loves traveling, hiking, theatre, classic film, the beach, visiting her family and spending time with two of her favorite guys...her son, Matthew, and her partner, Mike. She is thrilled to be starting her fourth year at Pine Forest School!