About This Project

Leah Pearson, M.A.



Leah started tutoring youth in Northeast Denver at the age of 14 and has been an urban educator ever since. She’s passionate about the power of No-Nonsense Nurturer and has seen hundreds of teachers find the bandwidth for more rigorous instruction and deeper relationships with students after engaging with Real Time Teacher Coaching. Before joining the CT3 team, Leah led the implementation of No-Nonsense Nurturer in Denver Public Schools and worked with over 25 DPS schools to increase student engagement. Leah has been a teacher, a teacher effectiveness coach, and a clinical professor. She has her Master of Arts in education from Stanford University, is fluent in Spanish and likes to garden, practice yoga, and swim. She lives in Denver with her husband Nick and their children, Ronin, and June.


To read more about Leah’s background as an educator and her commitment to coaching teachers, click here. She also interviewed 12th grade teacher, Real Time Teacher Coach, and author Randall Duval on our blog here.


Click here to read Leah’s post on our company blog titled “No-Nonsense Nurturer and the Social Needs of the Brain,” where she discusses how the No-Nonsense Nurturer model serves to meet the needs of students as outlined in David Rock’s framework in Managing With the Brain in Mind. Leah also recently wrote a post on our blog around the purpose of classroom management – true engagement, achievement, and empowerment of students, as well as a post detailing ideas on how schools can approach cell phone use in the classroom.


Leah is a member of the CT3 antiracism committee has written about the company’s journey to pivot to an antiracist organization here and here.

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