Brenton Shavers named Director of Educational Equity and Achievement

The White Bear Lake Area School District is pleased to announce that Brenton Shavers has been chosen to serve as the district’s Director of Educational Equity and Achievement. He will begin his new role on Monday, November 28th.

Shavers currently serves as the Executive Director of Northeast College Prep (NECP), providing overall school and district leadership, implementing the school’s strategic plan, collaborating to embed equity-focused practices, and working with the school’s board.

Prior to his time at NECP, Shavers served in leadership positions in Owatonna Public Schools and Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Much of his career was also spent with Waterloo Community Schools, where he began as an elementary teacher and later served in the roles of assistant principal, principal, and athletic director. His experience also includes time implementing alternative educational programs and credit recovery for youths in the juvenile justice system.

“We look forward to having Brenton lead our educational equity and achievement team. His experience and passion for serving students will be key to strengthening collaborations that have been built throughout the district and to forging new ones,” said Superintendent Wayne Kazmierczak. “We are excited to see the continuation of this important work as we serve each of our families to ensure their students find success.”