Superintendent of Mesa Public Schools placed on administrative leave

The superintendent of public school in Mesa has been placed on administrative leave.

According to a spokesperson with Mesa Public Schools, its governing board voted to place Ember Conley on nondisciplinary paid administrative leave at a meeting Monday morning.

Ember Conley

No reason was given as to why Conley was placed on leave.

She was hired last year as the superintendent, replacing Michael Cowan who served for nearly a decade.