Walt began his career as an Algebra teacher at both Lake Highland Prep and then Tuskawilla Middle School. Walt moved through the ranks of Seminole County Public Schools serving in many roles including teacher, team leader, department chair, magnet coordinator, assistant principal and principal.
He is a two time Florida Department of Education “Turnaround Principal” raising the rankings of both Millennium Middle School and Seminole High School by two letter grades.
In 2003 he was selected as the “Florida Principal of the Year.”
Prior to being selected as Superintendent, Walt served as the Executive Director of Seminole County High Schools.
Walt and his wife Lori of 30 years reside in Oviedo. They have two married children.