Education: B.S. in Sociology (University of North Texas) A+ Texas Teachers Certification Program
Texas Educator Certification: Generalist EC – 8 ESL Endorsement
Angela Conner currently teaches 2nd Grade English Language Arts and Social Studies. She has been a part of the LAE family for 11 years. Prior to teaching 2nd grade, Mrs. Conner taught 3rd Grade ELAR and Social Studies for 3 years. Also, she is the 2nd Grade Team Lead and a member of The Strategic Planning Committee.
Mrs. Conner loves to experience the great outdoors! Her interests include gardening, hiking, fishing and horseback riding.
Education: B.S. in Psychology (University of Texas at Arlington)
Texas Educator Certification: Generalist EC – 8 ESL Supplemental
Katy Eley-Henderson currently serves as 2nd grade math and science teacher as well as kindergarten - 2nd grade science vertical team leader. She brings with her ability to problem solve. Prior to joining the LAE staff in 2008, she worked as a travel agent for BCD and Cendant Travel. Mrs. Eley-Henderson booked trips for businesses and their employees at a moment’s notice.
She is married to Andrew Henderson and has a stepdaughter as well as a cat named Jack. She was adopted from Seoul, South Korea when she was eight years old. She considers herself blessed to have a biological and adopted family whom she loves. During her spare time, Mrs. Eley-Henderson likes spending time with her family and friends.
Education: B.S. in Applied Learning and Development
Texas Educator Certification: Early Childhood Certification to 4th Grade Bilingual Generalist (Spanish)
Mrs. Gallegos has served as a 2nd grade bilingual teacher since 2015. Her primary responsibilities include teaching 2nd grade math and science TEKS. She brings with her great knowledge and a pursuit to reach every child. Prior to joining the LAE staff in 2015 as a teacher, Mrs. Gallegos taught in Dallas ISD for 7 years. She has enjoyed being a part of her students’ lives and their families.
Mrs. Gallegos is married to a wonderful husband who makes her day every day. They have two amazing boys who are 7 and 3 years old. They remind her to take it slow and enjoy the moment.
Education: MEd in Educational Administration
Texas Educator Certification: Generalist EC – 8 Bilingual Education Supplemental Spanish EC-4 Principal – EC-12
Oscar Duran currently serves as a 2nd grade bilingual ELAR/SS teacher. He has been teaching at LAE since 2014. Prior to joining the LAE staff, he taught in Dallas ISD for 7 years. Besides teaching, he’s always helped his school by coaching teachers and leading parent workshops.
Oscar Duran has been married for 5 years and enjoys travelling, reading, and listening to music. He’s a food lover and enjoys sweet treats.