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Board of School Directors

School Board

As established by law, The Milwaukee Board of School Directors consists of nine members: one member elected at large, and eight members elected from numbered districts as determined by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. The regular term of each member is four years and until their successors have been elected and qualified. Legally, school boards are agents of the state, created by the legislature and selected by the electors of the local school district to represent and act for the state in providing the district with educational programs and facilities. The Milwaukee Board of School Directors is the policy-making body for the school system, serving within the framework provided by law, the will of the local citizenry, and the ethics of the education profession.

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Office of the Superintendent

Office of the Superintendent

The Office of the Superintendent works with all the district's major offices, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors and MPS school communities to put systems in place to prepare students for success in higher education, post-educational opportunities, work and citizenship. Office goals include increasing achievement for all students, ensuring effective and efficient operations and encouraging meaningful family and community engagement.

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Office of Academics

Office of Academics

The Office of Academics is responsible for the development and leadership of the district’s academic goals and policies, directing the instructional program pre-K to grade 12 across all content areas and special programs, and it engages constituent groups, teachers, principals, other staff, parents, and community in the ongoing process of educational reform, curriculum planning and implementation, and program development.

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Office of School Administration

Office of School Administration

The Office of School Administration provides oversight and operational support, supervision, intervention strategies and accountability systems to schools and school leaders to ensure that students in all MPS schools receive effective instruction and have a safe, supportive learning environment that supports high student achievement. The Office of School Administration also responds to school emergencies and addresses school safety issues as they arise in schools or in the community. The promotion of safe and secure learning and working environments is done in collaboration with school leaders in order provide climates that are conducive to learning.

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Office of Human Resources

Office of Human Capital

The Office of Human Resources ensures the integrity and effectiveness of human capital functions and provides direction for the areas of talent management, employment law, regulatory compliance, employee rights, workforce diversity, benefits, pension and compensation.

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Office of Finance

Office of Finance

The Office of Finance provides financial planning and budget services, financial services, nutrition services, procurement and risk management and recreation and community services. The office aligns work to the Five Priorities of Success ensuring the majority of the district’s budget goes to schools, providing ongoing support and technical assistance to schools and district leaders, developing grants to provide supplemental support, procuring resources and safeguarding the district’s financial reputation. In addition, the office provides healthy meals and promotes healthy lifestyles, personal development and fun by offering recreational and educational programs.

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Office of Communications and School Performance

Office of Communications and School Performance

The Office of Communications and School Performance supports the Department of Communications & Marketing, Contracted School Services, Research, Assessment & Data, Strategic Partnerships & Customer Service, Strategy & Enterprise Initiatives and Equity, Access & Inclusion. The office develops ongoing communication and marketing plans, supports the development of publications and manages translations and interpreter services. The office promotes innovative education opportunities for students by supporting, monitoring and retaining charter and partnership schools/programs. The office provides data support and analysis to the district and school teams, monitors data quality, implements continuous improvement processes and monitors and supports fidelity of RtI/PBIS implementation and intervention utilization. Partnerships & Customer Service develop partnerships and support student and family engagement. The planning an implementations of major district strategic plans/initiatives are supported while reinforcing culturally responsive practices as well as equity, access and inclusion.


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