Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/30/2014 - 6:30 PM
Category: Regular Items of Business
Type: Info
Subject: 2. Monthly Report of the President of the Board
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement:
Goal 2
Student, Family and Community Engagement
File Attachment:
Background: During the months of July through October 2014, the Board President’s activities included

1. several meetings with representatives of Milwaukee Succeed regarding working with MPS;

2. public hearings at City Hall regarding MPS facilities;

3. meetings with MPS Superintendent Dr. Driver, various Board members, the Office of Accountability and Efficiency, the Board Clerk , and community leaders regarding issues impacting on MPS;

4. attendance at the Business Partner Sections of the GE Conference on Common Core in Orlando, Florida;

5. attendance at the CUBE Conference in Miami, Florida;

6. numerous sections and events at the Conference of Great City Schools in Milwaukee;

7. facilitation of a workshop at the Council of Great City Schools’ Conference;

8. meetings with State Senator Alberta Darling and State Representative Joe San Felipo;

9. meetings with Alderpersons Murphy, Davis, and Hamilton regarding issues impacting on MPS;

10. participation in the bell ringing on the first day of fall school activities at Thurston Woods;

11. attendance at an all-day retreat sponsored by the Milwaukee Educational Partnership (MEP);

12. a meeting with a group of Black ministers (Pastor United) regarding possible partnership opportunities with MPS;

13. participation on a panel at the former Webster Middle School on the state of Black Milwaukee;

14. requesting that the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel assign a new reporter who is not biased against MPS to cover MPS;

15. meeting with representatives from the private sector on issues impacting on MPS; and

16. meeting with the META Director on issues impacting on MPS.
Fiscal Impact Statement: NA
Implementation and Assessment Plan
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jacqueline M. Mann, Ph.D. - Board Clerk/Chief Officer