Education: B.S. in Elementary Education (McMurry University) M.ED in Advanced Literacy (Concordia University)
Texas Educator Certification: Elementary Education 1st-8th Kindergarten Endorsement ESL Endorsement
Ms. Pleasant currently serves as Kindergarten teacher. She brings with her a passion for teaching young children how to read and making learning fun! Prior to joining the LAE staff in 2016 as a kindergarten teacher, Ms. Pleasant worked in the Dallas ISD for 23 years as a pre-k and kindergarten teacher. Ms. Pleasant received her M.ED in Advanced Literacy from Concordia University in 2013. Her experience in education spans from pre-k through second grade.
Ms. Pleasant has a beagle named Penny. In her free time, she enjoys taking Penny for long walks and spending time with friends and family. She also has five nephews and a niece, all of whom live in Austin and Charlotte, North Carolina.
Education: B.S. in Psychology from Dallas Baptist University Teacher Certification through Dallas A.C.T.
Texas Educator Certification: General Education EC-6 Bilingual Education EC-6
Magaly Hernandez currently serves as a bilingual kindergarten teacher. This is her second year with LAE as a kindergarten teacher. Her primary responsibilities include teaching the core subjects: reading, math, science, social studies and writing. She brings her experience of working with K-4 students as a computer teacher. She also has experience as a school receptionist and worked in banking for over 10 years. Prior to joining the LAE staff in 2017 as a kindergarten teacher, Magaly Hernandez worked for Life School for two school years.
Magaly Hernandez has three boys of her own and is happily married.