Amanda Crosby is a Social Studies teacher at Arapahoe High School in LPS. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from CU-Denver. This is Amanda’s second year as the LEA President, having previously served as Vice President, and on LEA’s Executive Board and Membership Committee. She is committed to advocating for LPS educators and their students, and is particularly interested in the implementation of the new state teacher evaluation system in LPS. Amanda grew up in Littleton, and now lives in Denver.
Reach Amanda Crosby by email or cell: 303-909-6726
Tom Andrews is a 6th grade science teacher at Goddard Middle School. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Science and Mathematics at Central Michigan University and his Master’s degree in Animal Behavior at the University of South Dakota. He has been teaching for 20 years, 14 of which with LPS. Tom loves teaching middle school science and being part of a great team of teachers at Goddard. This will be his second year as the Vice President of LEA, but he has also been a building AR for many years and has worked on the negotiations team for the last four years. Tom lives in Littleton with his wife, who is also a LPS teacher, and his two sons.
Mary Haney, LEA President, began her first term as President in August 2008. She is an elementary teacher on leave from her teaching responsibilities at Wilder Elementary. Originally form Chicago, Mary earned her undergraduate degree in Special Education from Loretto Heights College and her law degree from the University of Denver. After practicing law for several years, Mary began a teaching career in LPS in 1996.
Mary is passionate about advocating for the interests of public school educators and their students. She and her husband are longtime residents in Littleton. Their three children are graduates of Heritage High School.
Crystal Reid is an English Language Acquisition teacher at East Elementary School in LPS. Originally from Iowa, Crystal studied English, French and Education at the University of Iowa. After teaching a year in France, Crystal began her career in LPS in 2003. Crystal has been the secretary/treasurer of the LEA since 2006. Along with her work on the Executive Board, Crystal has served on the LEA bargaining team for 6 years. She is passionate about working for LPS teachers and students, especially students from diverse backgrounds. She lives in Littleton with her husband and two daughters and her dachshund, Cooper.