The Cardinal Local School District is excited to introduce Michelle Nizen as the new Jordak Elementary School principal. The Cardinal Board of Education approved her hiring with a 5-0 vote on Wednesday, July 11. Mrs. Nizen comes to Cardinal from Fairport Harbor where she served as an assistant principal in their K-5 building. Prior to that leadership role, she spent 13 years in the classroom as a kindergarten and first grade teacher and then served as an academic coach. Nizen earned her BA from John Carroll University in Early Childhood Education and holds two masters degrees: one in Curriculum and Instruction and the other in Educational Administration.