Leanne Rzepiela (Weatherly) has taught music and drama in the public school system for the last 17 years at the middle school and elementary school level and enjoys writing and performing her own music. Leanne is a devoted arts and education advocate and community building leader.  She has always had a passion for writing and hopes that her newest Blog articles will inspire readers to help make more positive change in society when it comes to public education and community engagement.

Leanne currently lives in the Northern Bay Area (“Silicon Valley”). She is married to husband Jeffrey Rzepiela and is a mother of two beautiful children (Katherine, age 7 and Matthew, age 5).