Assistant Principal | Campus Behavior Coordinator

Mrs. Melissa Cota



Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education ESL Certified

Mrs. Melissa Cota

Melissa Cota is the new assistant principal at Lakeview Elementary School. She has been the assistant principal at Chavez Elementary for the last two years. Mrs. Cota joined Little Elm ISD in 2014 as a third grade teacher at Chavez. Cota is well-versed in the elementary grade levels. Prior to her time in Little Elm, she served in Aubrey ISD where she taught Kindergarten, first, third, and fourth grades over a period of nine years. During her time in Aubrey, she held the position of English Language Arts Coordinator for the district. She was responsible for creating and maintaining a writing curriculum for the elementary campuses in addition to coaching teachers in best practice with regards to reading and writing instruction. 

Mrs. Cota graduated from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and obtained her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Texas at Arlington.