Education: B.S. in Education (University of Texas at Arlington 2003) Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (University of Texas at Arlington 2012)
Texas Educator Certification: Generalist EC – 4 ESL Supplemental
Kristen Klatt currently serves as a third grade teacher. Her primary responsibilities include instruction and serving as the third grade team leader. She brings with her a passion for education and the ability to effectively lead a team. Prior to joining the LAE staff in 2014 as a kindergarten teacher, Kristen taught various grade levels (pre-k, kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd) in DeSoto ISD. She has been an educator for 16 years and has taught every grade level from pre-k to third grade.
She enjoys cooking and traveling in her spare time. She hopes to visit all 7 continents (she has been to three)!! She is also an avid sports fan and loves cheering on the Oklahoma Sooners, Green Bay Packers, and Dallas Stars.
Education: B.A. in Interdisciplinary Child Studies Bilingual EC-6 UT Arlington
Texas Educator Certification: Bilingual Generalist- Spanish EC-6
Mrs. Moreno was born and raised in Dallas, TX. She currently serves as a bilingual first-grade teacher. Being a child’s advocate and helping them realize their own potential is her greatest joy in teaching! Prior to joining the LAE staff in 2012 as a kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Moreno was a high school advisor for Education is Freedom at her alma mater, Townview Magnet Center, where she assisted students with the college application process. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and looks forward to graduation in summer, 2019.
Mrs. Moreno has been married to Mr. Jose Moreno for 18 years. They have 3 children: Jason, Dalila and Leah. She has been a member of her church choir for 19 years and is also a Sunday school teacher. In her spare time, she loves to read, color, travel and, most of all, spend time with her family.
Education: B.S. in Early Childhood Education (Georgia State University)
Texas Educator Certification: Generalist EC – 6th
Mrs. Belino currently serves as a third grade math and science teacher. Her primary responsibilities include implementing engaging lessons that meet the needs of all students. She made the move from Georgia in 2010 for a job opportunity. Prior to joining the LAE staff in 2015 as a teacher, Sara taught pre-k and 3rd grade at other schools. She and the students enjoy Morning Meetings, Mystery Doug Mondays and GoNoodle dance breaks during indoor recess. She encourages the children to justify their answers and to think about how their learning applies to their lives now.
Mrs. Belino enjoys hanging out with family, friends, and her husband - eating out, playing tennis, going bowling, catching up on shows, and reading.