Degrees and Certifications:
RL Turner High School graduate
Karla Manzanares has served LISD since 2015. She began her LISD career as an In School Suspension teacher at Lamar Middle School. Prior to joining the LISD family, Mrs. Manzanares worked for Tippin’s Restaurant and Pie Pantry as a Manager for 2 ½ years. She then worked for American Airlines and Sabre for 24 years. Her jobs ranged from Reservations, multiple Analyst positions, Currency and Tax Lead, Quality Assurance Analyst and Pricing Product Marketing Manager.
Karla joined the Virtual Learning Academy team in May of 2018. She is the Administrative Assistant in charge of Bookkeeping and Registration. She is continuing to learn about the VLA program and assist in all areas possible. Karla is committed to helping students navigate enrollment and payments for their VLA courses.
Fun fact: Karla is a twin and had twins. Karla has been married for 22 years and has 3 children. Hannah is a 2018 graduate of Lewisville High school. Joshua and Sarah are Sophomores at Marcus High School.
Interests: Travel, Disney, taking care of her two dogs (Chloe and Rudy) and hanging out at the farm.