Brandi Leggett is in her second year as principal at Central Elementary School in the Olathe School District. She has served as an instructional coach in the Shawnee Mission School District for four years and a third grade teacher in De Soto School District for six years. She began her career in the School District of Philadelphia, where she was a fifth grade teacher for three years. She has received numerous awards from her innovative teaching methods. In 2014, she was a Kansas Teacher of the Year finalist and a National Presidential Math and Science recipient. She also has her National Board Certification.