David Maugel is in his ninth year as principal at NWHS. He was hired July 1, 2006. Prior to his hiring at NorthWood, Mr. Maugel had taught for ten years and had been an administrator for four years. His first job in education was as a teacher where he was recognized for his innovative authentic connections of mathematics at Central Noble High School. He was the head track coach, assistant basketball coach, and defensive coordinator for football.
Mr. Maugel graduated from Edgerton High School in Ohio. He then attended Goshen College and IPFW. His degrees include a B.A. in Math Education, and a M.S. in Education. Mr. Maugel also graduated in April 2006 from the Indiana Principal's Leadership Academy. He was awarded IASP District 2 Principal of the Year in 2010 and 2016. In 2011, Mr. Maugel was selected to serve the National Science Foundation to review candidates for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching. Mr. Maugel was selected as an expert evaluator to serve the United States Department of Education in 2012 reviewing TIF 4 grants.
Family includes his wife Dawn, and three sons; Devyn, Dylan, and Dawson. Mr. Maugel would also like to share that he has a collection of TI-graphing calculators and enjoys coaching his sons’ football, basketball, track, and baseball teams.