Principal's Corner

BartonWelcome!
Principal Alexandra Barton


Alexandra Barton joins Frank D. Moates Elementary following 14 years of service within the Spring Branch Independent School District in Houston, Texas.  Her career began in Spring Branch ISD where she served as an elementary bilingual classroom teacher, Intervention Specialist, Content Leader and Assistant Principal.

Alexandra is originally from Puerto Rico and moved to Houston when she was eleven years old.  Her experience as a second language learner fueled her passion for education. She attended school in Spring Branch Independent School District, graduating from Stratford High School.  She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Houston in Psychology with a minor in Spanish.  Alexandra earned her master’s degree in Educational Administration from Lamar University.  

Alexandra believes in a collaborative approach to create a positive school environment.  She has combined her education in psychology with her experience as a leader in education to build strong relationships with the community she serves. Understanding and supporting perspectives from parents, students, staff, and community members is crucial to support the growth and development of every student at Frank D. Moates Elementary.  

Alexandra in excited to continue her journey in Desoto and serve the community of Frank D. Moates Elementary.  During her free time, Alexandra enjoys spending time with her family, reading a good book, and loves soaking up the sunshine by the water.
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