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 […]

MPS educator named Elementary PE teacher of the year

Congratulations to Gail Milbrath, an Elementary PE Specialist at Greenfield Elementary, who has been named the 2014 Elementary PE Teacher of the Year in the State of Wisconsin! Ms. Milbrath will be recognized in October at the state Health and Physical Education convention. The Teaching Honor Award is given to recognize outstanding teaching in the […]

‘Measurement Matters’ at Parkview

Nearly 150 people attended Parkview’s Spring Open House last month. Guests joined Parkview’s fantastic staff and families for an action-packed evening full of fun and food at “Measurement Madness.” Activities included ‘Measuring Myself’ for K4 students, ‘Graphing Fun’ for K-5 students, ‘Money Games & Grocery Store Shopping’ for 2nd grade students and ‘Building Birdhouses’ for […]

Work Adds Up to Special Recognition

Congratulations to Beth Schefelker, a MPS Math Leader, who recently received the Distinguished Mathematics Educator Award! The Distinguished Mathematics Educator Award is the most prestigious award the Wisconsin Mathematics Council bestows. The award recognizes individuals with 15 or more years of service in Wisconsin for their exceptional leadership and service to the state’s mathematics education […]

MSL students collaborate on service-learning project for their community

High school students at Milwaukee School of Languages (MSL) collaborated to build a Little Free Library for their community. The project teamed up students from Ms. Loosen’s Writing Lab class with students in Mr. Beason’s Home Repairs class. The Little Free Library was installed in Auer Garden, a small green space north of the MSL parking lot. Using […]

MPS teacher selected to attend Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy

Congratulations to Shannon Grant, a teacher at Walt Whitman Elementary teacher, who was selected to attend the 2014 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy! The academy focuses on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education. This year’s academy will be held in July in Jersey City, N.J. The Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy was launched in 2005 to provide third-through […]