Deckelman named principal of Willow Brook Elementary School

Portrait of Ashley DeckelmanThe Pattonville Board of Education on May 14 approved the selection of Dr. Ashley Deckelman as the principal at Willow Brook Elementary School, effective July 1.

Deckelman is currently the assistant principal of Oak Brook Elementary School in the Parkway School District. Also at Parkway, she served as a first grade teacher at Oak Brook, an administrative intern at Barretts Elementary School and a technology integration specialist across four schools. Prior to that, Deckelman was a fifth grade teacher in the Rockwood School District and third grade teacher at Sullivan School District. 

Deckelman has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University, a master’s degree in administration from William Woods University and a doctorate in education leadership from Maryville University.

Deckelman will fill the position being vacated by Kim Dannegger, who is taking a position as the director of elementary programming in the Wentzville School District next school year.