Leslie Peterson 
Teacher, Columbian Elementary
Students First

"Leslie Peterson exemplifies all our Shared Core Values. She is known for always putting Students First through her unwavering commitment to her students. She goes above and beyond to ensure they are getting the content and skills they need to be successful and never gives up when handling difficult behaviors or challenges. She is a content expert and advocate. We are so proud to have her at Columbian and DPS should be so thankful to have such a compassionate and dedicated employee."
-- Madeline Baird, Columbian Elementary