DENNIS O’REILLY - Head of Schools
Mr. O’Reilly started working with young people as a volunteer junior high basketball coach back in 1990, and has been in education for over twenty years, starting as a middle school math teacher back in 1993. Mr. O’Reilly has been an administrator since 1999 serving as Curriculum Coordinator, Assistant to the Principal, Principal, and Head of Schools at three different private schools in Tucson, Arizona and earned his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Chapman University. Mr. O’Reilly has been married for sixteen years to his beautiful bride Krissy, and will have two scholars attending Leman Academy, Conner and Adeline.
MISTY WALKER - PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR
Misty was born in Maquoketa, Iowa and moved to Arizona in 1988 with her parents. She earned her Early Childhood Education degree in 2007 and has been working in the field since 2004. She joined Leman Academy of Excellence in 2018 as Preschool Director and is loving it. Misty has four children, 2 dogs and a husband who all love to go camping, fishing and boating at the lake.
Sadee Calen - PRESCHOOL TEACHER
Sadee was born and raised in Tucson Arizona. She recently graduated from Sahuaro High School and is excited to join the Early Childhood field.
Sadee loves outdoor activities with her friends and family and in her spare time loves to paint, build and draw. Sadee is looking forward to learning and growing at Leman Academy!
Stephanie Coffman - PRESCHOOL TEACHER
Stephanie is married with 5 girls! She grew up in a military family with her both her parents serving for over 30 years! She is silly and loves to cook, bowl, dance, play with her circut and spend time with her family!
Andrea Figueroa - PRESCHOOL TEACHER
Ms. Andrea was born and raised in Tucson Arizona. She graduated U of A in 2015 with a degree in Language, Literacy and Leadership. She continued on to Grand Canyon University and graduated with a degree in Elementary Ed. in 2019. She is excited to join our team and start a new adventure with preschoolers!
Kayla Kroto - PRESCHOOL TEACHER
Kayla was born and raised in Tucson Arizona. She has been in the Early Childhood field for 10 years. Kayla is a life-long Girl Scout. She enjoys dancing, camping singing and spending time with her family. She is excited to apply her experience and knowledge in our Leman Academy Preschool Program!
Adam Paul - PRESCHOOL TEACHER
Mr. Adam is Tucson native. He has been in the Education field for over 10 years working with a wide range of ages and special needs. He enjoys watching movies, hanging out with friends and family and going to new places! He is excited and honored to join our Leman Preschool team!
Brandy Stephenson - PRESCHOOL TEACHER
Brandy was born and raised in tucson Arizona. She has been working in Early Childhood education for 13 years. In her spare time she enjoys doing things with her family and friends. Brandy is excited to learn The Leman Way and watch the scholars flourish!