The Milwaukee Board of School Directors is committed to ensuring that the District continues its forward momentum and is prepared to take the steps necessary to ensure that MPS has highly qualified leadership in place at all times. The Board continues to determine direction and to evaluate the performance of Milwaukee Public Schools. The Board is excited about the progress made toward achieving our strategic goals and implementing our initiatives. Together with our current Superintendent, we have constructed a solid foundation upon which we will continue to build.

The Board is always interested in receiving feedback from our community to assist in shaping the vision and goals for the District. As we move forward, we welcome your input regarding which qualities you believe would make a good leader for Milwaukee Public Schools. More formal opportunities will be announced in the coming weeks.

For your convenience, a link to submit input has been provided below:

What qualities would you like to see in a new Superintendent?
You may also submit your comments to:The Office of Board GovernancePhone: (414) 475-8284
Milwaukee Public SchoolsTTY: (888) 808-0928
P.O. Box 2181Fax: (414) 475-8071
Milwaukee, WI 53201-2181

Board District #8 Member Bio

Meagan Holman

Meagan Holman, District 8

Meagan Holman is an emerging leader in Milwaukee's nonprofit sector, who has brought her experience as an advocate and community organizer to nearly a dozen area organizations, whether in a staff, consultant, or volunteer role. She has worked with business, community, faith, and school leaders to solve problems and to get things done for Milwaukee families.

Meagan began her career with two years of public service in youth-oriented AmeriCorps programs. In addition to her role on the MPS Board, Meagan serves as a lecturer in the Education Policy department at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and is an active volunteer with the Bay View Neighborhood Association.

A product of public schools in Massachusetts, Meagan attended Oberlin College in Ohio and went on to study at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, where she earned a Masters degree in Public Policy. Her four sons attend Fernwood Montessori School in MPS.

Term expires: April 2015
Telephone: (414)475-8284