My name is Joel Blalock. I am the principal of Irving Elementary. This is my second year at Irving Elementary. However, I have been employed with Cleburne ISD since 2000. I was a Spanish Teacher and coach at Cleburne High School. I became assistant principal at CHS in 2006. I went to Gerard Elementary as an assistant principal in 2008. I became principal of Gerard in 2012. I was given the fantastic opportunity to come to Irving Elementary in 2014. I love it here. Go Tigers!!!
I am a proud CHS alum, class of '92. Go Jackets!!!! I attended Texas Christian University, class of '96. Go Frogs!!!! I obtained my Master's Degree from Tarleton State University. Go Texans!!!!
My wife, Angie and I married in 1999 in Midland, Texas. We have three wonderful children, Bryson, Braegan, and Katie Beth. They all attend Cleburne schools.
Thank you for taking the time to learn a little bit about me!