Phone: 928-421-1297


Degrees and Certifications:

BS-Social Work MA-Education/Special Education emphasis Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Ms. Lani Giessinger

Hello! My name is Lani Giessinger and I am the Program Specialist at Leupp Elementary. A program specialist oversees the special education department at the school. My role is to support special education students and teachers, act as the district representative during IEP/MET meetings, administer gifted testing, and supervise special education paraprofessionals. I have more than 20 years of teaching experience as well as 10 years of administrative experience.

If you require assistance with anything related to special education, please contact me at


FUSD Special Education Resources