Dr. Dennisha Murff Named 2020 Indiana Elementary Principal of the Year

The Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) has named Dr. Dennisha Murff the 2020 Indiana Elementary School Principal of the Year. Dr. Murff is principal of Westlake Elementary in the MSD of Wayne Township.

Dr. Murff was recognized at a ceremony on November 22, which was part of the IASP’s annual fall professional conference. The ceremony was hosted by IASP State President Eric Gilpin and the organization’s executive director, Dr. Todd Bess.

District Elementary School Principals of the Year are elected by their peers. One principal is honored by each of the  association’s 12 districts. From these 12 elementary school principal winners, Dr. Murff was chosen as the 2020 Indiana Elementary School Principal of the Year. She will represent Indiana at the National Association of Elementary School Principals’ National Distinguished Principal Recognition Program in the fall of 2021.

The Indiana Association of School Principals is a non-profit professional organization serving more than 3,200 building-level administrators in the state of Indiana.

The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township provides multiple pathways to success for more than 16,000 students, preschool through high school. Located on the west side of Indianapolis, MSD Wayne works in partnership with the Wayne Township community to help every learner achieve excellence. To learn more about MSD Wayne, visit www.wayne.k12.in.us, or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/msdwaynetownship/ and Twitter @WayneTwpSchools and @WayneTwpSuper.