Principal's Corner

Principal Monica Smith

Monica Smith brings a long-ranging and in-depth career in education to her role as a principal in DeSoto ISD. Smith’s educational career began as math teacher before transitioning to serve as a counselor at both the elementary and secondary levels in Dallas ISD schools before advancing as Dean of Students at Plano ISD’s Clark High School. Smith later held  administrator positions in Crowley ISD, Duncanville ISD and DeSoto ISD. Before rejoining DeSoto ISD, Smith served as the Director of Governance and Management in Irving ISD. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Math with a minor in Computer Science and a Master of Science degree  in School Counseling from Prairie View A&M University.