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Office of Communications and School Performance

Office of Communications and School Performance

InnovationInterim Chief Communications and School Performance Officer: Marla Bronaugh
Office Main Phone:  414-475-8407



Contracted Schools

  • Director:
  • Phone: 414-475-8140
  • Fax: 414-475-8471
  • Email:
  • Location: Central Services

The Department of Contracted School Services promotes innovative educational opportunities by recruiting and retaining high quality charter and partnership schools, while providing assistance and accountability which supports schools' ability to effectively meet students' needs.

Communications & Marketing

  • Director:
  • Phone: 414-475-8274
  • Fax:

The Department of Communications & Marketing works to aggressively promote Milwaukee Public Schools, provide the community with important information about MPS, and assist in efforts to recruit and retain students and staff. The department works through a wide variety of media and print platforms with a focus on creating and reinforcing a positive image of MPS that reflects our achievements and our opportunities for growth. All district translations are also coordinated through the department.

We want you to be successful in your communication with students, families and community members. Do not hesitate to reach out to us to maximize your efforts via social media, communications training or marketing support.

Research, Assessment and Data

  • Director:
  • Melanie R. Stewart, Ph.D.
  • Phone: 414-475-8258
  • Fax: 414-475-8261

The Department of Research, Assessment and Data team provides schools with unparalleled levels of service to ensure that the district effectively and efficiently implements continuous improvement systems that support, measure, and inform the district's work in the areas of teaching and learning, professional development, and educator effectiveness. This includes managing the district's student data systems, including the Data Warehouse, and working closely with school‐level personnel to provide real‐time information and data.

Strategic Partnerships and Customer Service

  • Director:
  • Kellie J. Sigh
  • Phone: 414-475-8845
  • Fax: 414-475-8585

The Department of Strategic Partnerships and Customer Service mobilizes resources for schools and the district by establishing and maintaining meaningful partnerships with families, alumni, volunteers, businesses and the community as a whole.

Our goal is to ensure that your school, staff and families are supported to the greatest extent possible by the community. We connect partners to schools in service of students.

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