AB, Mount Holyoke College, 1974; Master of Arts in Tchg., University of Virginia, 1975.
English teacher, Minnechaug Regional H.S., Wilbraham, Massachusetts, 1975-1977; english teacher, Wachusett Regional H.S., Holden, Massachusetts, 1977-1979; english teacher, West Boylston (Massachusetts) Public School, 1988-1990; tutor, counselor, Worcester (Massachusetts) Cmty. Action Council, 1990-1992; english teacher, Ashland (Massachusetts) Public School, 1993-1996; english and math teacher, Education Collaborative, Brookline, Massachusetts, since 1996.
Member Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Association, Phi Beta Kappa.
Children: Anna Leavitt, Benjamin Leavitt.