Alberto Zavala, Principal
"I am truly honored to have this opportunity to serve as principal of Good Elementary School," says Dr. Zavala. "I am committed to the success of every child, and I look forward to working collaboratively with the entire Good community in building upon the amazing things that are already in place."
Dr. Zavala has worked in education for more than 10 years, starting his career in Dallas ISD as a bilingual teacher. He joined Irving ISD in 2011, working first as a bilingual instructional interventionist before moving into the assistant principal role, and later the principal role at Thomas Haley.
A native of Irving, Dr. Zavala attended Schulze Elementary School, Bowie Middle School and graduated from Nimitz High School.
Dr. Zavala earned a Master of Education in leadership and policy studies from the University of Arlington at Texas, where he also earned his undergraduate degree. He earned his doctorate in educational leadership at Dallas Baptist University.
Eddie Robles, Assistant Principal
Eddie Robles has been a part of the Irving ISD community for several years, and is excited to return to elementary after serving at the middle school level for a few years. Robles is a native of East Texas and attended Stephen F. Austin, then the Univeristy of Texas at Arlington, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems and Psychology. Later, Robles earned a Master's in Education from Concordia University in Austin. After working as both a Bilingual and Dual Language teacher in both elementary and secondary schools, Robles worked as an AVID coordinator at Austin Middle School. He then became Administrative Liason at de Zavala Middle School and Houston Middle School, and now is proud and honored to be part of the John R. Good family.
As an educator, Robles wants to help students reach their full potential by facilitating a safe, supportive, and collaborative environment.
Tamiko Flores, Assistant Principal
Ms. Flores began her educational career in 2006 as an instructional aide and teacher at Highland Meadows Elementary School in Dallas ISD. In 2013, she joined Irving ISD where she served as a general educational teacher and 3-5 reading and math interventionist. Ms. Flores received her master's degree in educational administration from the University of North Texas in Denton, where she also received her undergraduate degree.
Ms. Flores feels honored to be an assistant principal at the campus she has called home for the past five years. She loves this school and its community--parents, staff, and students--and looks forward to the continued growth and success that can be achieved here at John R. Good.