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Leslie Buchanan

UPDN Associate Director

Leslie Buchanan is the Associate Director for the Utah Professional Development Network. Previous to this, she served as a Program Specialist for UPDN for two years. During her more than 20 years working in education, she has worked as an elementary school teacher, a teacher of students with significant and sensory disabilities, and as administrator and project director of programs for students who are deaf-blind.  She has been involved in the leadership of the Council of Exceptional Children's Division of Visual Impairment and Deafblindness, and the Utah Chapter of the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired. 

Leslie holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Master's Degree in Special Education, and an Administrative/Supervisory License from Utah State University.