Jud Wolfe, Laura DelVecchio, Scott Olinger, Pat Cooney


Scott Olinger

Scott Olinger

Contact Mr. Olinger: solinger@plainfield.k12.in.us

Administrative Assistant: Mrs. Cindi McGinley, cmcginley@plainfield.k12.in.us

After completing a nationwide search that included candidates from Indiana and other states, the Plainfield School Board in 2008 selected Plainfield High School Principal Scott Olinger as the Corporation's next Superintendent of Schools.

With Bachelor's and Masters degrees from Butler University, most of Scott's teaching career took place in Central Indiana. In 2002, he was named Principal of Batesville High School. Before moving to Plainfield High School in 2005, Scott was named District 10 Principal of the Year.

Scott earned his Education Specialist degree from Indiana State University in 2005.

Plainfield stakeholders were asked for their input into the selection of the superintendent, and recommendations included someone who was a community-minded leader, focused on and committed to students. In addition, having a vision, being an excellent communicator and an outstanding role model topped the list.


Jud Wolfe

Jud Wolfe

Contact Mr. Wolfe:  jwolfe@plainfield.k12.in.us

Jud Wolfe is Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations for Plainfield Community School Corporation. In that role he oversees the district business office and budgets, and manages all construction projects and building maintenance.

Jud began his career with Plainfield Schools in 1981 as an instructor of business and physical education classes in addition to coaching football and basketball. In 1989 he left Plainfield to serve the next fifteen years as assistant principal, associate superintendent and assistant superintendent for schools in Nashville, Indianapolis, and Greenwood, Indiana, returning to PCSC in 2004.

Jud earned his bachelor's degree (1981) from Indiana State University and his master's degree (1987) and Ed.S. (1991) from Indiana University. He is actively involved with the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents and Indiana Association of School Business Officials. 


Pat Cooney

Pat Cooney

Contact Mr. Cooney: pcooney@plainfield.k12.in.us

Administrative Assistant: Mrs. Shawn Burkhardt, sburkhardt@plainfield.k12.in.us

Pat Cooney is Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning for Plainfield Community School Corporation.

Charged with coordination of curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development, Pat focuses on the needs of students and staff at Plainfield Community Middle School and Plainfield High School.

A Center Grove High School graduate, Pat earned his bachelor's degree at Marian College in 1994, his master's degree from Butler University in 1997 and his educational specialist degree from Indiana State University in 2010. He completed the Experiential Program for Preparing School Principals in 1997, as part of its 15th cohort.

Pat spent his early career in Wayne Township, then came to Plainfield as the principal of Brentwood Elementary in 2004. After nine years, he moved to PCMS as an administrator, then became Assistant Superintendent in 2018.


Laura DelVecchio

Laura DelVecchio

Contact Dr. DelVecchio: ldelvecchio@plainfield.k12.in.us

Administrative Assistant: Mrs. Shawn Burkhardt, sburkhardt@plainfield.k12.in.us

Laura DelVecchio is the Assistant Superintendent for Student Services. In that role, she oversees elementary curriculum and programming, and provides support to the food services, transportation and nursing program for all Plainfield schools.

Laura earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1991, her master's degree from Simmons College in 1994, her curriculum and leadership license in 2006 from the University of Colorado, and in 2016, her Education Leadership in the Superintendency doctoral degree from Oakland City University.

Laura's background includes a focus on special education and early childhood education. In 2009 she became a principal in early intervention and preschool in Colorado Springs (CO), then became the assistant director of Special Education for that school corporation. In 2011, she came to Plainfield as the Director of Special Education, a role that transitioned to Director of Student Learning. In 2020, she was named Assistant Superintendent of Student Services.