Education

Green Bay Packers GiveBack to MPS

March 15, 2018

Milwaukee Public Schools will install a synthetic sports turf surface at Casimir Pulaski Stadium in Milwaukee, thanks in part to a $250,000 grant from the Green Bay Packers through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program. The grant from the Packers, the NFL Foundation, and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is part of more than… [Read More]

Lowell International Elementary School celebrates ‘Read Across America’

March 8, 2018

On Friday, March 2, 2018, Lowell International Elementary School celebrated “Read Across America,” at their school located at 4360 South 20th Street. Each year the National Education Association sponsors a nationwide reading event to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and to promote reading to children. Each school invites local guest celebrities, politicians, athletes and other volunteers… [Read More]

Systems Thinking Institute brings unique learning opportunity

March 8, 2018

A world leader in using systems thinking to provide exemplary professional development and improve student success, the Waters Foundation is proud to present the second-annual Milwaukee Systems Thinking Institute, March 14-16, 2018, held in partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools. The Institute will appeal to anyone looking to create effective changes in their work and achieve… [Read More]

UW Madison deadline for enrollment in PEOPLE Program March 12

March 8, 2018

The University of Wisconsin’s Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program For Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) enrollment for 8th graders on up is approaching. The deadline for the 2018 summer program is Monday, March 12, 2018. Interested applicants can download forms or apply online at https://peopleprogram.wisc.edu/apply. What is PEOPLE? PEOPLE is a pre-college pipeline for students of color and… [Read More]

Kindergarten enrollment ends Sunday

March 2, 2018

Time is running out! This Sunday, March 4, 2018 is the deadline for Milwaukee families to choose the Milwaukee Public Schools kindergarten or Head Start program that starts their 3-, 4- or 5-yearold on the path to success. Enrolling by this deadline gives families the best chance of their child being placed in the school… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League and GE Healthcare show commitment to O. W. Holmes School

March 2, 2018

Students at Oliver Wendell Holmes School on Milwaukee’s north side are making new friends – with volunteers from the Milwaukee Urban League and GE Healthcare. Volunteers from both organizations are engaging with students as tutors and mentors and using their expertise to raise student achievement. Milwaukee Public Schools has similar mentor relationships in many schools… [Read More]

Save The Date for Spring Fling Membership and Scholarship Dance on April 21

March 2, 2018

The North Division Alumni Association, Inc., is sponsoring the 7th annual Spring Fling Membership and Scholarship Dance on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the African American Women’s’ Center, 3020 W. Vliet St. Doors open at 6 PM and event will conclude by 10 PM. The cost of tickets is $10 in advance and $15 at… [Read More]

MATC to Offer Free Summer Camps in Robotics for High School Girls and Health Care Career Exploration for High School Boys in Mid-June

June 1, 2017

MATC to Offer Free Summer Camps in Robotics for High School Girls and Health Care Career Exploration for High School Boys in Mid-June   MILWAUKEE (May 25, 2017) – Milwaukee Area Technical College will hold two free week-long summer camps for high school students 16 years of age and older in June at the Downtown… [Read More]

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC.® 83RD CENTRAL REGIONAL CONFERENCE APRIL 6-9, 2017

March 28, 2017

Thursday, April 6 Volunteering to sort and label food to feed the Milwaukee community.   Friday, April 7 | Step Show Members will pause for some fun at the Old School, AKA 83rd Regional Step Show.   Friday, April 7 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 8 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Schedule your appointment to… [Read More]

PAID, federal internship programs for Spring/Summer 2017

November 11, 2016

Best beard trimmer Are you looking for a paid internship? Are you interested in working for the federal government? If the answer is yes, then The Washington Center has the perfect opportunity for you with the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative! This program offers a federal internship, free housing, a stipend, and professional development opportunities to… [Read More]