Archives for June 2014

Have a great summer!

Dear MPS families, It’s hard to believe the school year is over for students.  Summer vacation has begun! Even though summer break is just around the corner, it doesn’t mean students take a vacation from learning.  There are many educational – and fun – things to do in Milwaukee and many are low cost or […]

Lynn Greb Obtains CPRE

Lynn Greb, Manager of Operations for Milwaukee Recreation, has successfully obtained the Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) level of professionalism by passing the comprehensive and arduous test administered by the National Recreation and Park Association. CPRE establishes a national standard for managerial, administrative and executive parks and recreation professionals. This mastery-level credential focuses on […]

Milwaukee Board of School Directors approves Acting MPS Superintendent

MPS’ Chief Innovation Officer Darienne Driver brings extensive leadership experience; work with improving schools most in need MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Board of School Directors tonight named Darienne Driver, Ed.D. as Acting Superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools, effective July 1, 2014. Dr. Driver will serve as the head of the nearly 80-thousand student school district […]

Unveiling set for mural project connecting kindergarteners to science and art

Artists Working in Education partnership brought project and professional artist to MPS’ Starms Early Childhood Center MILWAUKEE – A series of murals that have transformed the cafeteria at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Frances Starms Early Childhood Center into an underground science learning experience will be unveiled Thursday by kindergarten students, their teachers, and a professional artist […]