Kassandra C. Rios was born and raised in Laredo, Texas. She received her Bachelor’s degree in English from Texas A&M International University in 2017. While working toward her degree, she worked as a substitute teacher for Laredo Independent School District. After she graduated college, she then worked as a copy editor for Laredo Morning Times and a middle school teacher’s assistant for United Independent School District in Laredo. Ms. Rios has recently moved to San Antonio with her son to pursue her career as a Reading Interventionist. She looks forward to starting this new and exciting chapter in life, and working with all the children and staff at Frank L. Madla Accelerated Collegiate Academy.