David Leitch

Dave Leitch, Assistant Professor of Special Education


Professor Leitch came to Cedarville with a diverse background. He served as a youth pastor at a church outside of Chicago for two years. He then served five years as an Air Force nuclear missile launch officer. Next, maintained a private law practice for more than 10 years. Since moving into the special education field, Professor Leitch has worked as an intervention specialist in a public middle school and a juvenile correctional facility. His interests mirror his vocational experience with a particular passion for special education law, juvenile corrections, and the impact of religion on individuals with moderate to severe disabilities.

Education and Credentials

  • J.D., Cleveland State University
  • M.Ed., Cleveland State University
  • M.S., Central Michigan University
  • B.S., Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania


  • Special education in Christian schools
  • Cleveland sports teams in conjunction with developing the character trait of longsuffering
  • Bicycling
  • Strategy games

Contact Information

Expert Topics

  • Bicycling
  • Cleveland Sports Teams
  • Special Education in Christian Schools
  • Special Education Law