Cleven , Marva

Marva Cleven

Marva Cleven spent the past 12 years as an administrator of special education programs in Nevada.  Currently, she is the Director of Special Services for Lyon County School District, and previously the State Director of Special Education for Nevada.  From 2004-2009, she had the amazing opportunity to be the principal for Cottage School in Churchill County School District which served students ages 3-5.  Prior to becoming an administrator, she taught third through eighth grade students with a variety of special education needs.  Marva’s career in special education has been rewarding and a true blessing. She has a passion for innovation and improving outcomes for our students with disabilities.  

Personal Information


Director of Special Services


Lyon County School District

Primary Role: 

Regional/Local/Program Administrator/ Coordinator

Primary Affiliation: 

Preschool Special Education