Music teacher LeAnn Haven uses songs, creative drama, mask-making, movement and instrumentation to enliven the curriculum at Cascade Elementary School in East Wenatchee. Combining music with multimedia technology, Mrs. Haven has coordinated various celebration events at Cascade involving students, staff and community members, from a Veterans Day observance honoring local war veterans to an annual "Celebration of Learning" assembly showcasing digital photos of the year in review with music and art. A leader among music educators, Mrs. Haven helped develop the district's music curriculum and takes an active role in her local music association. During the past year, she served as an enrichment teacher for one day each week, incorporating several different academic disciplines.
1978 Concordia College, B.A.