Phone: 660-829-6456


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Todd Fraley, Superintendent

Dr. Fraley earned a bachelor of science degree in public relations from West Virginia University in Morgantown, W. Va. He also attained a master’s degree in education and an education specialist degree, both from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, and a doctorate in educational leadership from William Woods University in Fulton. He holds career continuous professional certification in K-12 learning disabilities, K-12 behavioral disabilities, K-12 special education administration, K-8 and Grades 5-12 principal and K-12 superintendent. He has also been an adjunct instructor for Lindenwood University (2017-18) and William Woods/Central Methodist University (2015-present).

He started his career in education as a substitute teacher before becoming a special education teacher at Smith-Cotton High School (1997-2003); he then served as a special education process coordinator for one school year (2003-2004). Fraley was an assistant principal at S-C High (2004-2011) and director of Whittier Alternative High School (2011-2012); from 2011 to 2018, he was principal of Horace Mann Elementary School. Fraley was an assistant superintendent for Sedalia 200 from 2018-2022, where his responsibilities included safety and security; transportation; technology; food service; curriculum and the district budget.

Dr. Fraley believes the education system sits at the core of a community.

“The heartbeat of a successful society exists in the hands of its youth. It is imperative that Sedalia provides the very best opportunities for our children,” he said.

Phone: 660-829-6457


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Chris Pyle, Assistant Superintendent

As an Assistant Superintendent, Mr. Pyle's areas of duty include the district's Special Services Department, Buildings and Grounds, and Student Services. He is thankful to be a part of what he believes is a wonderful Sedalia School District #200 team. Mr. Pyle believes every day is a great day to be a tiger and it shows through the dedicated staff and excellent students.

Phone: 660-829-6453


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Jason Curry, Assistant Superintendent

Mr. Curry, a 1995 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School, holds an associate’s degree from State Fair Community College (1997) and a bachelor’s degree in physical science from the University of Central Missouri (2001). He earned a master’s degree in administration in 2008 from William Woods University and his education specialist degree in administration in 2013, also from William Woods. He joined the Sedalia 200 district as a health and physical education teacher at S-C High in January 2002. He became an assistant principal at Smith-Cotton Junior High in 2009 and was promoted to junior high principal in 2013. He also served as the Smith-Cotton boys soccer head coach from 2002-2009.

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