The Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) has named Mike Pinto, principal of James Cole Elementary School, as the 2017 District 4 Elementary Principal of the Year. Pinto will be recognized during a ceremony November 19 as part of the IASP's annual Fall Professional Conference in Indianapolis.
District Elementary Principals of the Year are elected by their peers. One principal is honored from each of the 12 districts. District 4 is located in west central Indiana and is made up of Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties. From the 12 district winners, one is chosen as the 2017 State Elementary Principal of the Year. The state winner will be announced at the November 19 celebration.