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Inspiring Educators

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MPS seeks educators who share the district’s commitment to excellence in urban education. If you are ready to be an urban educator who prepares students for life-long success, MPS offers rewarding career opportunities, ongoing support of your professional development, and clear career tracks for upward mobility.

“The best part about teaching for MPS is the support amongst colleagues and all the students I get to work with and be around. As a first year teacher, I am proud to be part of MPS and the work we are doing as part of the community.”

Samantha Lizak, 5th Grade Teacher

William George Bruce School

teacher reading with grade school studentNew Teacher Support

First-year teachers receive a well-integrated system of support to ensure their success including:

  • New Educator Institute, an intensive, three-day program, which runs before the beginning of the school year and focuses on common Core Standards, educator effectiveness, curriculum development and cultural awareness
  • Four, two-day institutes held throughout a teacher’s first school year
  • Periodic constructive feedback from an evaluator or colleague

“It’s tough work, but I really love my job.”

Shalanda Driver, 8th Grade Teacher

Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts

male teacher helping two elementary school studentsProfessional Development

Teaching staff receive many opportunities for professional development, including:

  • Monthly seminars covering topics such as classroom management, parent and family communication and cultural sensitivity
  • Ongoing support, classroom observation and coaching from a variety of resources, including mentor teachers, instructional coaches and school support teachers
  • Weekly professional development meetings with school administration and colleagues

“I work at MPS because I believe in education for students from all backgrounds, cultures and nations. I’m proud of MPS because it supports multicultural education.”

Jose Elias Garcia, Mathematics Teacher

South Division High School

teacher reading to school childrenBenefits Summary

Get an overview of the benefits you'll have as a teacher here at Milwaukee Public Schools.

“I love seeing my students grow and succeed, even when they have doubted themselves.”

Gina Jensen, Music Director

North Division High School

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