Read about some of our exceptional staff nominated for exemplifying The Leander Way!

Name: Elias Pena

Campus/Department: Stiles Middle School/Custodial Services

Job Title: Middle School Lead Custodian

Component of the Leander Way: Build

“Mr. Pena always has a pleasant and positive attitude, a smile on his face, and a spring in his step. He builds relationships not only with his crew, but with the students and staff of Stiles Middle School. He always takes an extra second to ask how someone is doing and if they need anything. He goes out of his way to take care of all of us and our building.”

-Jennifer Adam Choat, Stiles MS Assistant Principal

“Mr. Pena tends to the care of our campus in the same way he would his own home and family.”

-Melody Maples, Stiles MS Principal

Name: Mandy Moore

Campus/Department: Leander Middle School

Job Title: Middle School Instructional Coach

Component of the Leander Way: Create

“Mandy has made the process of moving to virtual education as seamless as possible for our students and teachers.

She exemplifies “Create” of The Leander Way by helping our teachers build systems and structures for our students to continue to receive an excellent education.

Her passion for our community is evident by her tireless efforts for improving and deepening the learning for the students of LMS.”

– Josh Haug, Leander MS Principal