Leslie Maniotes


Leslie Maniotes is an educational leader in the Denver Public Schools. An award winning National Board Certified Teacher with eleven years of classroom experience, Leslie has worked as a Teacher Effectiveness coach and a K–12 literacy specialist in rural and urban Title One schools. 

She received her doctorate in curriculum and instruction in the content areas from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and master's degree in reading K-12 from the University of North Carolina.

Leslie is a nationally reputed educational consultant on the Guided Inquiry approach leading teams to improve learning using a unique and research based instructional design in workshops and coaching. Her published works include Libraries Unlimited's

·      Guided Inquiry: Learning in the 21st Century

·      Guided Inquiry Design: A Framework for Inquiry in Your School

·      and the upcoming Guided Inquiry in Action: Middle School