Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Baria

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary English from Brigham Young Univeristy; however, I was able to do my student teaching through my hometown college, Arizona State University.  I am certified to teach in AZ, UT, and TX.  I began my teaching career as a high school English teacher in Tempe, AZ.

I obtained my Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from Texas Women's University.  I am certified in Library for all grade levels.  My first library was Peter's Colony Elementary.  I then opened Morningside Elementary, which was a great experience.  I live in Denton, so the commute was considerably shortened when I transferred to Valley Ridge Elementary. We are an LISD STEM Academy and Leader In Me campus.  I love this school and consider it a privilege to work here.