Diane Hietpas has an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from Silver Lake College in Manitowoc and a graduate degree in Special Education from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She has 35+ years of teaching experience working primarily with students with special needs. Diane has been an adjunct instructor at Viterbo University and UW-La Crosse. She came to MACS in August, 2017, from Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse where she was the Day School Coordinator for an alternative school for students with special needs. In her free time Diane enjoys quilting, sewing, crafting and reading.