Ms. Leialoha Van Patter

ES Learning Support


Ms. Leialoha was born and raised in Sacramento, California. She went to University in Hawai’i and studies International Cultural Studies with an emphasis in Communication. She then moved to Texas and received a Master’s in Education. She is passionate about helping each child be heard and meeting their needs. She has spent the last 7 years in education having taught in Pre-K, grade 1 and grade 2 as well as holding an administrative position as an Educational Diagnostician. Ms. Leialoha is married to Alan (HS math teacher) and they have three boys: Derek and Keith are twins entering grade 6 and Charles is entering grade 2. In her free time, Ms. Leialoha enjoys playing sports, reading and being with her family.


  • Bachelor's Degree in International Cultural Studies-Communication
  • Master's Degree in Education