Leita Gjersvig


Spanish Instructor


World Languages

Courses Taught

3 sections of Spanish III Two regular and one Blended. - One section of Advanced Conversation Spanish V. - One section of AP Spanish Blended


Prom Coordinator

Date Began



Breck Head Dorm Parent

Family and Pets

I am married, and originally from Costa Rica. My husband is from Minnesota. He works at Minnesota State University, Mankato. 

I have two sons. The oldest, 26, graduated from Metropolitan State University and the youngest, 22, is a senior at St. Thomas University.

Favorite Place on Campus

My classroom.

Favorite Book

El Quijote de la Mancha

Why I love to teach

Because I believe that education Is one of the best tools anybody can have. I would like to think that I can make a difference in some of the students I have taught or coached. I just love to teach!


Spending time with my family, traveling. Watching my son play and cooking for friends and family.