Dr. Aaron Milner has worked as a coach, teacher, assistant principal, principal, and Superintendent in the State of Alabama. Dr. Milner received a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1995 from the University of Alabama and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Troy State University in 2000. In 2006 he attained a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Auburn University. In 2009 Dr. Milner completed the University of Alabama Superintendents’ Academy. His work experience includes six years as a classroom teacher, five years as a high school assistant principal, and four years as a junior high principal. In 2010 Dr. Milner was named Superintendent of Enterprise City Schools and in July of 2013 was named Superintendent of Saraland City Schools. Dr. Milner served as an adjunct professor for the Department of Education Leadership at Troy University Dothan from 2004 through 2013 and in 2009 was recognized as the adjunct professor of the year by the faculty of Troy University Dothan. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor for the University of South Alabama Department of Educational Leadership since 2014. Dr. Milner has provided professional development to school systems in the areas of crisis management and classroom management. In 2013 Governor Robert Bentley appointed Dr. Milner as the Commissioner of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children for the State of Alabama. A role he fulfilled through December, 2015. Dr. Milner was voted by his peers as Alabama’s District I, 2015 Superintendent of the Year. He currently serves as President of District I for the School Superintendents of Alabama and serves on its Board of Directors. In 2016 he was named as an Executive Committee member with the District Administration Leadership Institute.
Dr. Milner and his wife Jennifer have been married for 19 years. Jennifer has served as a 4th grade teacher since 1998 and is a member Saraland Elementary School’s faculty. They have two children Michael, 15 and Matthew, 11.