Monica Tatum, Assistant Principal

Monica Tatum, Assistant Principal

Ms. Tatum is joining Irving ISD during her 17th year in education. Her career began in Dallas ISD where she taught for twelve years across the elementary spectrum including kindergarten, first, second, fifth, and sixth grades. She has also taught in General Education, English as a Second Language, and Two-way Dual Language programs.  She later served Dallas ISD for four more years as a Reading Instructional Coach. 


She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Education in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University-Commerce.  She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership at Abilene Christian University.


Ms. Tatum is eager and excited to join the team at Lee Britain Elementary School this year as an Assistant Principal.  Her goal is to build and foster relationships with students, parents, staff, and the community as they play a vital role in the success of Britain’s students.