David Tapia


My hometown is Arlington, Texas where I graduated from Lamar High School. I received my Bachelor's of Arts in Master of Education Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington 

Hired by Italy ISD in 2017,  I am the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction and the Director of CTE. Prior to arriving in Italy, I have worked in education for the past 22 years in a variety of capacities, including:

• Junior High School Principal

• Junior High School Asst. Principal

• Elementary Principal

• Elementary Asst. Principal

• Senior Consultant, Discovery Education

• Performance Monitor: Texas Education Agency

• Consultant: Texas Center for District and School Support

• Coach:  Football, Basketball, Track

• Instructor: Algebra 1

I also have a Texas Superintendent Certification and a Texas Composite Social Studies Certification. I am a both a Certified Google Trainer and a Certified Discovery Trainer.

I love to golf, ride my Harley, travel, and I am the owner of the Armoire Amore Clothing Shop.

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