Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. English, Lawrence University; B.S. Elementary Education, Winona State University; M.Ed., St. Mary's University
Charla Aliperto has been teaching at EXPO for 22 years, and been with St. Paul Public Schools for 24 years. She received a B.A. in English from Lawrence University, a B.S. in Elementary Education from Winona State University, and an M.Ed. from St. Mary's University. Charla has taught primary grades, with special emphasis on first and second grade.
Charla lives in the Twin Cities and enjoys spending time with her family, walking her dog, reading, and kayaking.
She has witnessed many changes at EXPO over the years, but continually appreciates the active and committed families and students, the dedicated staff, and all the learning that happens everday.
One of her favorite quotations is by education activist Malala Yousafzai: "One child, one teacher, one pen, and one book can change the world."