Kris Lapata has been teaching with Escambia Virtual Academy (EVA) since 2011. He has been in education since 2001. He taught Physical Education in Escambia County School District for five years at Brentwood Elementary School and at Bailey Middle School for the last five. Before becoming a teacher, Mr. Lapata played two years of junior college baseball and served five years in the United States Army.
In 2002, Mr. Lapata received a Bachelor of Science from the University of West Florida in Physical Education. In 2010, he completed a Master of Education in Physical Education at the University of West Florida as well.