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LeAnna Wolkis M.Ed., NBCT

LeAnna Wolkis Goldstein has been an early childhood educator in the state of Arizona for
twenty-eight years and currently works in the Paradise Valley School District. LeAnna’s
philosophy supports creating a student-centered classroom that fosters 100% engagement
using project-based activities where students work cooperatively to achieve their full potential.
Her enthusiasm, creativity, and expertise in the field of Kindergarten curriculum have garnered
her the United Parent Council Teacher Appreciation Award and nominations for Arizona
Teacher of The Year. Because of her diverse background, LeAnna is the Paradise Valley Unified
School District’s Project Manager of her Kindergarten colleagues. Her “Wolkis Wonders”
website is a popular learning resource for students, parents, and educators. LeAnna is a
National Board-Certified Teacher and this designation has allowed her to expand and refine her
content knowledge along with her pedagogy.