Carol Leighty

Carol A. Leighty is a life long educator having spent 40 years in public education. Starting her career as an elementary school teacher, Dr. Leighty completed her career as a superintendent. During her career, she supported the charter schools in her districts.  


Carol was raised as the daughter of an enlisted Navy man and spent her early years moving across country--more than once.


She is a graduate of San Diego State University and the University of Southern California. Now semi-retired while teaching part-time at Point Loma Nazarene, Carol and her husband spend time with their 3 grandchildren, traveling, and spoiling their dog, Barney.  She is honored to serve on the Elevate Board and support excellence in education for our students.