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Wishes for Teachers
Topic 5 - COVID Health Toolkit
Mrs. Deena LeBio has been in the field of education for over 15 years. She began her career in various roles working with children in Preschool through 8th grade in California. In 2015, she moved to Arizona and where she helped open the ALA-Ironwood campus as a 2nd grade teacher. In 2017, she went on to help open the ALA-Gilbert North campus and served as a Third Grade Lead Teacher and Professional Development Leader.
Mrs. LeBio received her undergraduate degree in education from California State University, Northridge. In 2019, she received her Master's degree in Educational Studies from Western Governors University. Mrs. LeBio lives in Gilbert with her husband, Paul, baby daughter, Daisy, a cat, Putts, and dog, Spotter. She enjoys going on adventures, reading, and creating!
Ethan Peralta, District Spelling Bee
We are so proud of Ethan Peralta for coming in 2nd place at the American Leadership Academy district Spelling Bee.
Maggie Whittaker and MacKenzie Adams, Battle of the Books
We are so proud of Maggie and MacKenzie for coming in 2nd place at the American Leadership Academy district Book Battle
American Leadership Academy, Mesa K-6 is different from other Mesa elementary schools because our our value-based curriculum and approach to the school environment. We don't just teach our students to be smart - we R.A.I.S.E them to be leaders.