Milan Graduate Ashley Pauley Named New Superintendent

Dr. Ashley Pauley has been hired as the Milan School District’s new superintendent. Pauley is a 2001 Milan graduate. She has served 14 years as an educator in the district, including the last nine as the elementary school principal. Pauley says it’s been a joy to watch the district grow over the years.

Pauley adds she’s looking forward to this new journey in her education career.

She takes over for Dr. Ben Yocom, who will depart the district after spending the past nine years as its superintendent. Yocom says the work Pauley has done at the elementary level has her well prepared to take over the superintendent job.

Yocom is taking over as the superintendent of the Aurora School District in southwest Missouri. Pauley will officially begin her role as Milan superintendent on July 1st.