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Mark Sain

Mark Sain is a Director on the Milwaukee Board of School Directors.

Official Biography

Mark is a lifelong resident of Milwaukee who graduated from Washington High School. Mark and his wife, Charlotte, are the proud parents of four adult daughters and the proud grandparents of three grandsons. The eldest grandson is attending Gwen T. Jackson School in MPS.

Mark became a Firefighter in 1980 and retired after a stellar career in 2008. He held multiple positions, from Firefighter up to Assistant Chief. As the Assistant Chief, he provided leadership to the 1,100 members of the Milwaukee Fire Department. Mark managed an annual budget of $92 million and was responsible for supervising six bureaus — Administration, Communications, Training, Emergency Medical Services/Special Operations, Equipment Repair/Maintenance, and Firefighting.

Mark has continued being an active member of the community. He has worked with the Helen Bader Foundation’s Homework First Program at Phillis Wheatley School. He has tutored MPS high-school students in reading comprehension. He sits on the Advisory Committees of the Blood Center of Southeast Wisconsin’s Community Blood Donation Drive Campaign and Make A Difference of Milwaukee. He has worked with Marquette University’s Mediation Program.

Mark is committed to the education of the students of MPS. With the help of parents, teachers, students, and the Milwaukee community, he feels we can make it happen.

Term expires: April 2015

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Milwaukee Board of School Directors Selects Interim Superintendent
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Milwaukee Board of School Directors Selects Interim Superintendent

Veteran educator Dr. Keith P. Posley to lead district

MPS Board President Mark Sain issues statement regarding Dr. Driver’s resignation
Chef Michael Feker Comes to School

Chef Michael Feker Comes to School

Il Mito and 2Mesa owner helps Auer Avenue School with its hot breakfasts.

Statement of Mark A. Sain, President of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors
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Statement of Mark A. Sain, President of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors

"To be clear, there will be times when Dr. Driver and the Board do not agree. That is natural and to be expected."

Milwaukee Board of School Directors Keeps Daniel Webster Secondary School Open
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Milwaukee Board of School Directors Keeps Daniel Webster Secondary School Open

The Board anticipates receiving a plan from the district administration for the future of the Webster Campus by November 2017.

MPS School Uniform Policy Faces Criticism

MPS School Uniform Policy Faces Criticism

Won’t achieve its goals, critics say. Parents divided, survey found.

Data Wonk: Do “No Excuses” Charter Schools Work?
Data Wonk

Do “No Excuses” Charter Schools Work?

The data is encouraging. So why are some MPS leaders resistant?

MPS Sets Sights on Increased State Funding

MPS Sets Sights on Increased State Funding

Buoyed by victory on OSSP takeover law, union and parents call for funding equity.

Dr. Driver & MPS Deserve Due Credit for MPS Turnaround Efforts
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Dr. Driver & MPS Deserve Due Credit for MPS Turnaround Efforts

Statement of President Ashanti Hamilton

Milwaukee Public Schools No Longer Required to Participate in OSPP
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Milwaukee Public Schools No Longer Required to Participate in OSPP

District performance signals progress

MPS Board Update: Dr. Driver’s contract extended
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MPS Board Update: Dr. Driver’s contract extended

Board, Superintendent continue work to provide students opportunities for success

MPS Creates More Community Schools

MPS Creates More Community Schools

New reform comes after school board rejects proposed state OSPP plan by Abele.

“I Am 53206”

“I Am 53206”

Young people from MICAH march for equality in city’s most impoverished and segregated zip code.

Update regarding Opportunity Schools and Partnership Plan (OSPP)
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Update regarding Opportunity Schools and Partnership Plan (OSPP)

No decision was reached today.

MPS Board President Mark Sain, Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver issue statement regarding Opportunity Schools and Partnership Plan (OSPP)
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MPS Board President Mark Sain, Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver issue statement regarding Opportunity Schools and Partnership Plan (OSPP)

We recently requested a meeting with County Executive Abele and Commissioner Means to discuss an alternative to the OSPP proposal.

$47.8 million: MPS grads set a new scholarship record
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$47.8 million: MPS grads set a new scholarship record

Class of 2016 shatters Class of 2015's $39.3 million record; total up more than 20%

Groundbreaking set for addition at MPS’ top-performing Maryland Avenue Montessori School
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Groundbreaking set for addition at MPS’ top-performing Maryland Avenue Montessori School

School rated 'Exceeds Expectations' on latest state report card

Mark Sain unanimously elected President, Milwaukee Board of School Directors
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Mark Sain unanimously elected President, Milwaukee Board of School Directors

Larry Miller unanimously re-elected Vice President, committee assignments announced

How Will Demond Means Change MPS?

How Will Demond Means Change MPS?

New "Recovery District" leader says tough decisions, more dollars needed.

Additional Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller
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Additional Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller

“Johnny Thomas is a leader the people of Milwaukee need,” said Senator Lena Taylor.

MPS Changing How it Handles Charter Schools?

MPS Changing How it Handles Charter Schools?

Superintendent Driver and some school board members want to clarify process.

MPS Board Will Reconsider Controversial Charter School

Contribution to Willie Wade of $100

MPS Board Will Reconsider Controversial Charter School

MPS Board Will Reconsider Controversial Charter School

School would be run by former head of Teach for America, but board is divided on the issue.

Bonds re-elected as president of Milwaukee Board of School Directors
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Bonds re-elected as president of Milwaukee Board of School Directors

Miller elected vice president; committee assignments also set after annual organizational meeting

School Board Members Up for Re-election

School Board Members Up for Re-election

But only Jeff Spence and Board President Michael Bonds face opponents in spring election.

Photos: Manhattan Project scientist among 11 Washington alums set to join Hall of Fame
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Photos: Manhattan Project scientist among 11 Washington alums set to join Hall of Fame

Photo gallery link below; new inductees include NFL player, entertainers, researchers, educators and the financial adviser whose story inspired the film "The Pursuit of Happyness"

Manhattan Project scientist among 11 Washington alums set to join Hall of Fame
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Manhattan Project scientist among 11 Washington alums set to join Hall of Fame

Other new inductees include NFL player, entertainers, researchers, educators and the financial adviser whose story inspired the film "The Pursuit of Happyness"

Brostoff Releases Position Paper on the Future of Education in Wisconsin
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Brostoff Releases Position Paper on the Future of Education in Wisconsin

Brostoff is endorsed by more school board members than any in the race

TeamUp Centers Send More Kids to College

TeamUp Centers Send More Kids to College

Two MPS-run community centers helped more than 3,500 city students prepare for college.

Milwaukee Public Schools Promotes Fire Safety Awareness
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Milwaukee Public Schools Promotes Fire Safety Awareness

Survive Alive House will host fire safety kick-off and 20th anniversary celebration on October 8.