Mentor Highlight, Leavon Fields
Leavon D. Fields born and raised in St. Paul is currently an Intervention Specialist at Parkway Middle School in St. Paul Minnesota a middle school girls softball coach. He has a well-rounded 15 plus year background in education that includes seven years working in Special Education at Jackson Elementary and five years working in the Program for Social Development (P.S.D.) at Harding High School.
He also was Site Coordinator and Lead Teacher for Project S.P.I.R.I.T. after-school enrichment program for thirteen years. During the summer months for the last five years he has been a Site Coordinator for Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools, serving over two hundred children every summer in a reading based summer enrichment program.