Ms. Leonard receives a Bachelor of Science in leisure services and studies from Florida State University.
Ms. Leonard marries Dale Forrest Leonard.
Ms. Leonard receives the First Place National Award from the Armed Services YMCA.
Ms. Leonard receives a diploma from the Summer Naturalist Field School (Aspen Center for Environmental Studies).
Ms. Leonard receives a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from San Diego State University.
Ms. Leonard serves as a delegate at the U.S./Spain Joint Conference on Education in Barcelona, Spain.
Ms. Leonard becomes an environmental education coordinator (SanDCREEC) at the San Diego National History Museum.
Ms. Leonard receives the Outstanding Leadership Award from the California Alliance for Environmental Education.
Ms. Leonard becomes a coordinator for the U.S. Information Agency African Regional Group Project.
Ms. Leonard becomes a teacher in the state of California.
Ms. Leonard serves as project leader at the California Institute for Biodiversity in Oakland, California.
Ms. Leonard receives the Environmental Education Service Award from the National Association for Interpretation (NAI).
Ms. Leonard serves as a scorer for the Education Testing Service (ETS) fourth grade New Jersey Language Arts Standardized Test.
Ms. Leonard becomes an NAI certified interpretive guide. She continues to renew this certification every four years.
Ms. Leonard becomes project coordinator for the high school curriculum project at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve in Imperial Beach, California.
Ms. Leonard becomes a facilitator for Training for Diversity in EE in Austin, Texas.
Ms. Leonard is certified as an environmental educator in the state of Colorado.
Ms. Leonard becomes a master environmental educator through the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education.
Ms. Leonard receives the Outstanding Retiring Environmental Educator Award.
Ms. Leonard serves as a board member for the Western Colorado Alliance (WCA).