TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The superintendent of the Auburn-Washburn school district says this will be her final school year leading the district.
Dr. Brenda Dietrich announced her retirement plans Wednesday morning at a back-to-school staff convocation.
This is Dietrich's 14th year as head of USD 437. Auburn-Washburn has seen a steady growth of students, from just over 5,000 when Dietrich took over in 2001, to an anticipated 6,100 this coming year.
USD 437 is the second-largest district in Shawnee County and the 15th largest in Kansas. The district plans to conduct a national search to fill the Superintendent position, and announce a replacement by early 2015.
Auburn-Washburn has had only two superintendents in the past 33 years. Howard Shuler served 19 years before Dietrich.
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