Christy Tisdom

    My name is Christy Tisdom and I am the new Principal of Charles R. Drew Elementary School. I continue to be honored and excited to be a member of the Charles R. Drew Family. As the principal, I look forward each day to strengthening the relationships that I have begun building with all our wonderful student, families, teachers and staff. I am eager to work with the dedicated staff of Drew to provide the very best possible educational programs for our students.

    I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. I graduated from Grambling State University with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education Most recently, I served as the Assistant Principal at Barrett Elementary School. I am married to my husband of many years Desmond and we have two children, Desmond and Caitlynn.

    I would like to extend a special invitation to our families to join us at school activities and events whenever possible. We want …we need… and we value your involvement and support in your child’s education! Your active participation is key to the success of your young Cougar during his/her elementary years. Please feel free to stop in and say hello, as my door is always open. I look forward to working collaboratively with you and your family to help maintain the high standard of student success here at Charles R. Drew Elementary School.


    Through a close and collegial partnership with all stakeholders, I am confident we can make our school an even better place for our students to learn and grow.





    Christy Tisdom