Founding School Leader
Ana Karen Salinas is the Founding School Principal for Brillante Academy. Ana Karen has been in the education field for over 8 years as an elementary teacher at a charter school, during that time Ana Karen was a grade team leader and a direct instructional coach. She graduated from The University of Texas-Pan American with a Bachelor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Medical Spanish. In addition, she holds a Master’s of Education in Digital Learning and Leading from Lamar University. Her passion is to advocate for teachers, students, and the community. Her vision is to help students become owners of their learning and grow up to be good citizens of their community. In her spare time, Ana Karen enjoys spending time with her husband and family.