Michael Dunagan

Staff in Noblesville & Carmel, IN | Options Charter School

2022 IASP Principal of the Year (Indiana Association of School Principals – District 5)

Educational Background

  • Master’s of Education in Administration and Supervision (Ball State University)

When did you join the Options team?
June 2019 as Principal for Options Carmel. After serving as Principal for Options Carmel & Options Westfield, I took over as Director of Schools for the district in December 2022.

When did you begin working in the field of education?
In July 2006, as a High School Social Studies Teacher.

What do you enjoy most about being part of the Options team?
I am excited to be working with a group of educators who are focused on supporting all students to succeed and help prepare them for what comes after high school.

What do you enjoy outside of Options?
I am an avid Disney fan! Our family visits Disney parks often. We collect, watch, listen, and experience as much Disney as we can as a family. I enjoy running and have completed several half marathons and enjoy running regularly. I am also a big Indianapolis Colts fan and try to meet as many of the players as possible.


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