Serving the students, families and community members through oversight of the district's schools and programs, working in partnership with area organizations and the municipalities making up White Bear Lake Area Schools.
Roles & Responsibilities
Dr. Kazmierczak currently serves as the Superintendent of Schools for Independent School District No. 624. The superintendent is responsible for the overall operation of the nine elementary school programs, two middle schools, a two-campus senior high school, area learning center, a transition center for students with special needs aged 18-21, and an early childhood and senior center, all of which comprise the facilities of the White Bear Lake Area School District.
The superintendent oversees the day-to-day activities of the district's nearly 9,000 students and more than 1,000 employees while managing a budget of more than $100 million. Dr. K is also responsible for working closely with the ten different municipalities within the geographical boundary of District 624.
District initiatives that have been developed under his leadership include strategic planning, the comprehensive facilities planning and equity initiatives.
He was named the 2021 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA).
Dr. K is also responsible for making the decision to implement an emergency school closing due to severe weather.
Meet Superintendent Kazmierczak
Dr. Wayne Kazmierczak has been superintendent of White Bear Lake Area Schools since 2017. He previously served in the role of Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations in the district. Get to know Dr. K!