Leigh is an educator at East High School.
Masters of Education - 1996 - Utah State University
Bachelor of Science, (no discipline given) - 1975 - University of Utah
Adjunct in Education - 2006 - present, Salt Lake Community College
High School Teacher - 2008 - present, teaches 'Techniques for Tough times' and 'Financial Literarcy.'
Vandenakker teaches both locally and nationally School Safty, Prevention and Intervention Techniques Gang Awarness, Behavior Management and Understanding Passive-Aggressive Behaviors in the Classroom to other educators.
Vandenakker is also an At-Risk Specialist.
English as Second Language Endorsement - Weber State University - 2003
Conflisct Resolution Certification, University of Utah - 2002
Special Education Certificate, Utah State University - 1994
Certified Instructor for the national Crisis Prevention Institute
Certified Instructor for the National QRP Suicide Prevention Program