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WSD Names Dr. Kimberley Walters as Principal of Heritage Elementary

Jan. 19, 2024

The Wentzville School District Board of Education approved the re-assignment of Dr. Kimberley Walters to the principal for Heritage Elementary (K-5), effective July 1, 2024. Dr. Walters currently serves as the principal for Heritage Intermediate. 

Previously, the Heritage building has operated as two schools — Heritage Primary (K-2) and Heritage Intermediate (3-5). With Dr. Walters leading all elementary grade levels next school year, the Heritage campus will no longer function as two separate schools. 

In an announcement to their school community, Dr. Walters and Dr. Sutton shared that they believe this will provide a unified vision, better communication, and a cohesive approach to strategic priorities, among other advantages for the Heritage community.  

“What truly excites me is the immense potential we have for cohesiveness and growth,” said Dr. Walters. “Continuity will not only be helpful for our students and staff but also our families. I'm excited to be a part of the team that unites Heritage under one roof.”

Prior to her role as principal in the WSD, Dr. Walters previously served as the assistant superintendent for Blair Oaks School District. She has also served as a special education teacher, reading coach, K-12 principal, federal programs director, and coordinator of special projects at Blair Oaks, Hale, Brookfield, and Bucklin school districts.

Walters holds a doctorate in educational leadership, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a master’s in elementary administration from William Woods University; a Certificate of Applied Behavior Analysis from Pennsylvania State University; and a Bachelor of Science in elementary education/special education from Missouri Western State University.  

We are grateful for the partnership across campuses and look forward to continuing the rich traditions and caring environment moving forward, shared Dr. Walters and Dr. Sutton. 

Dr. Megan Sutton, principal of Heritage Primary, will assume a new position within the WSD as the administrator for the early childhood satellite location starting in July. To support its large community, Heritage Elementary will operate with three assistant principals starting next school year. 

“I can't wait to see every corner buzzing with the energy of learning and growth.  I'm ready to get started working with teachers, staff, and families to lay the foundation for a thriving learning community,” said Dr. Walters.