Meet our Team
Noel Leif BSE, CALT-ICALP
Noel Leif is a passionate educator focused on educational development of children with dyslexia and learning differences using multi-sensory teaching methods.
She currently serves as the Executive Director for the Springfield Center for Dyslexia and Learning. In 2015, with the aide of CoxHealth, she founded the Springfield Center for Dyslexia and Learning. In 2016, Noel was appointed to serve on Missouri's Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia.
Noel has been a Dyslexia tutor specialist for 10 years. She is a Certified Academic Language Therapist. She is an Accredited Instructor in Teaching Take Flight, a multi-sensory teaching system for dyslexic students. She has completed training in Orton-Gillingham and the Wilson Reading System.
Prior to Noel’s focus on dyslexic students, she spent 13 years in the classroom as an elementary school teacher in Kentucky, Wisconsin, and Shanghai, China. She spent 2 years as a Deaf & Hard of Hearing Specialist.
As a specialist, teacher, and mother of 3 dyslexic children, Noel understands the challenges in the classroom, the expectations of parents, and the personal needs of children with learning differences.