Elementary

The Adrian School District would like to announce the hiring of Tyler Cesonis as Elementary Principal for the 2020-2021 school year. Tyler Cesonis has been a physical education teacher at Cler-Mont Elementary in the Fort Osage School District where he has been for the past nine wonderful years. Tyler has served as a Junior Varsity Girls’ basketball coach for four years and then the varsity assistant coach for two years after that. Tyler is currently a co-facilitator of their building leadership team. Tyler has served on numerous professional development and curriculum teams. Tyler is currently working towards his doctorate degree in curriculum and instruction from Liberty University. Tyler holds an Educational Specialist degree in School Administration from the University of Central Missouri, a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from University of Missouri, a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from the University of Central Missouri, and an Associate’s degree in Physical Education and Recreation from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.

Tyler lives in Lee’s Summit with his wife Emily of almost eight years, his son Cameron who is four, and daughter Cayleigh who is three. They enjoy playing outside, riding bikes, going to church, and family dinners on Sunday. Tyler grew up in Merwin, MO and graduated from Miami R-1. While in high school Tyler participated in baseball, basketball, football, stucco, FFA, and working for their family construction company.

Tyler is very excited to be a part of the Adrian R-3 School district! Adrian is a very special place and the staff go above and beyond to make sure students are being served. Tyler said he is very honored to be taking over for Ms. Connie Reynolds. She has had a great influence on the community and the school district, and she will be dearly missed. Tyler is looking forward to meeting everyone and working closely with Mr. Lile, Mrs. Baker, and the rest of the Adrian team to serve this wonderful community. Tyler cannot wait to get started and partner with our community. Go Blackhawks! Please welcome Tyler and his family to our School District.


Wanda Gordon,Elementary Administrative Assistant