An innovative approach to urban teacher preparation
PMAC an innovative teaching certification program specifically designed to address areas of need within Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS). In partnership with Cardinal Stritch University, an intern combines a two year, teaching experience with support from a selected Professional Educator (Coach) with master’s-level coursework. Interns pursue certification at the high school level in: mathematics, science, special education, or bilingual education (Spanish) or at the elementary level in: special education, or bilingual education (Spanish). The Interns then have an opportunity to earn their master’s degree through Cardinal Stritch University. The candidates are strategically selected to fill hard to staff schools in areas of identified need. Interns must commit to the program for four (4) years and be dedicated to the students of MPS.
Mission: To prepare and sustain a cadre of highly effective and highly committed urban teachers dedicated to accelerating student achievement within Milwaukee Public Schools.
Vision: A highly committed and effective teacher for every child.