NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Walker Hackensack Akeley School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or disability in its programs and activities. The district has designated the following individuals to coordinate compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972.

Section 504 Coordinator: Dawn D’Alessandro, Sped Coordinator, 301 4th Street, Walker, MN 56484; 218-547-4239; dawndalessandro@whaschools.org. **Alternate Section 504 Coordinator:**Brian Dietz, Superintendent, 301 4th Street, Walker, MN 56484; 218-547-4201; briandietz@whaschools.org. Title IX Coordinator: Travis Hensch, Activities Director, 301 4th Street, Walker, MN 56484; 218-547-4216; travishensch@whaschools.org. Alternate Title IX Coordinator: Brian Dietz, Superintendent, 301 4th Street, Walker, MN 56484; 218-547-4201; briandietz@whaschools.org

Walker Hackensack Akeley School Board Hires Superintendent Brian Dietz

After a two month search with 18 applicants, interviews of five semi-finalists and interviews of three finalists by the School Board and five stakeholder groups comprised of administrators, support staff, teachers, students, and parents/business/community members, the Walker Hackensack Akeley School Board hired Mr. Brian Dietz to serve as WHA's new Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.


Mr. Dietz is completing his eighth year as the Superintendent of Centennial Public School District, which serves 6500 students from the Minnesota cities of Blaine, Lino Lakes, Lexington, Centerville and Circle Pines.  Prior to this position, Mr. Dietz was Superintendent of Waseca, MN Public Schools, Superintendent of Helendale, California Public Schools, and a middle school principal, high school vice-principal and language arts/reading teacher in California.