Columbia College alumnus Ben Tilley has been tapped to become the assistant superintendent of elementary education for Columbia Public Schools. Tilley is currently the district’s Title I supervisor, overseeing the district’s work on Title I, which is meant to improve the academic achievement of disadvantaged elementary and secondary school students. Tilley, who graduated in 1996, just received the CCAA’s Distinguished Alumni Award at the alumni awards banquet during Reunion Weekend.
“Columbia Public Schools’ Title I chief to fill Stiepleman’s current role” – Columbia Daily Tribune
“UPDATE: Ben Tilley in line to succeed Stiepleman in Columbia schools” – Columbia Missourian*
“Ben Tilley named new CPS assistant superintendent” – KBIA 91.3 (NPR)