Sandra Leonard received her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Champlain College in 1978. She worked as the pre-school teacher at Stafford Technical Center from 1979-1985. In 1983 she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Castleton State College. While maintaining her teaching license she moved to Burlington, Vermont to work in a family-owned business. After returning to the Rutland area she now works as a special education paraprofessional at Stafford Technical Center. Sandra has done community service with the Salvation Army, Soup Bowls for Hunger and the Gift of Life Marathon.