Heather Rios

Heather Rios

LFP Lead Teacher - Math


I grew up North Texas and began my teaching career there. I coached a dance team with 65 members for eight years, while also teaching Geometry and Algebra 2. I relocated to Los Angeles with my husband, son, and our two pups in 2009.

Where did you go to school and what was your major?
University of Texas at Austin, Political Science
American College of Education, Masters in Education (Teacher Leadership)

What is your highest degree held?

Why did you want to be a teacher/work in education?
I enjoy the way teenagers think. It is rewarding to be in their lives and to guide them as they navigate who they will be and begin to discover the role they want to play in the world.

How long have you been teaching/working in education?
17 years

What is your favorite thing about LCS?
The diverse, open, caring environment shared between teachers, students, administrators, and staff.

What was your favorite book when you were the age of your students?
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen