Luckie Leiva - Los Altos Christian Schools
Luckie Leiva

Luckie Leiva


Mrs. Leiva became part of the LACS family in 2002; she developed the Spanish department and became the first Spanish teacher at LACS.

She was born in San Francisco, CA, but grew up in Guatemala City. There she graduated as a teacher, got married, and had her first child (Andres Leiva). She was a Kindergarten teacher for four years in Guatemala and then moved back to the US in 1989 where she had her daughter (Amy) and obtained a California Family Daycare license.  In 1997, she moved from Los Angeles to the Bay Area and started teaching High School and Middle School Spanish as well as some Elementary after school Spanish classes. In 2005, she obtained certification as a Spanish-English Interpreter and Translator from the National Hispanic University in San Jose. She has taken several Child Development units at Foothill College.

Mrs. Leiva is the founder and Director of the Way to Go Programs (After School Spanish Immersion and camps). She has been married for 39 years to a pastor, who pastors Ministerios El Camino Real, a Spanish-speaking church in Mountain View. She developed the Cambios Que Rejuvenecen women’s group (Changes that Rejuvenate) and is an active member at her church. She regularly travels to Guatemala on mission trips to help and support schools, orphanages, and churches.

Mrs. Leiva has a passion for nature and traveling. She enjoys hiking and playing with her 3 grandchildren. She likes gardening and swimming. Family is a priority in her life.


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