We would like to introduce a familiar face as our next #PointerNation Elementary Principal. Mr. Tom Ingwell has been employed with the District since January 2018 as an Elementary Physical Education Teacher and was previously a Pointer from 2012-14 as an Elementary Instructional Assistant.
Tom is a graduate of Darlington. He earned his Bachelor’s in Physical Education and a minor in Health Education and Adaptive Phy Ed from UW-Platteville in 2002. He also earned his Master’s from UW-Platteville in Cross Categorical (Special Education) in 2017, and plans to earn his Master’s in Public Administration as Principal/Director of Instruction from UW-River Falls in 2024.
His family includes wife, Amanda (MP Elementary Instructional Assistant), and children Brynn, Eliza, Ava, Tyler, and Myles.
“My educational philosophy includes using my strong energetic passion for children’s development and to make a significant difference in students’ overall education. I am motivated to improve school culture and empower staff to continue to provide extraordinary instruction for our youngest learners. I’m approachable, honest, fair, and excited to provide inclusive learning environments. I will continue to do great things at Mineral Point using momentum and moving forward on the plans we have established and empowering our staff to continue to do great for our students and community.”
6-12 Assistant Principal with Middle School Focus