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Milwaukee Board of School Directors selects new Board Clerk/Director of Board Governance

Jaqueline Mann is an experienced MPS administrator, educator

By - Oct 1st, 2014 05:49 pm
JaquelineMann. Photo from MPS.

JaquelineMann. Photo from MPS.

MILWAUKEE (October 1, 2014) – The Milwaukee Board of School Directors voted Tuesday night to appoint Jaqueline Mann as the new Board Clerk/Director Board Governance. Mann has worked for the district since 1996 and currently serves as Project Director for the Safe Schools, Healthy Students program.

“Ms. Mann brings more than just a wealth of administrative experience to this position,” said Dr. Michael Bonds, President of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. “She also brings a sense of dedication and commitment to work with the Board and the administration to improve outcomes and opportunities for students.”

The Board Clerk/Director of Board Governance serves as the clerk, parliamentarian and records custodian for the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. The position is also responsible for planning, organizing and oversight of all Board governance affairs, including constituent issues, audit, legislative policy and business functions.

Ms. Mann has worked for Milwaukee Public Schools since 1996. She served as a secretary, Board Staff Assistant and Board Information Officer in the Office of Board Governance before overseeing the Safe Schools, Healthy Students program. Ms. Mann also taught fourth and fifth grade math and science at 53rd Street School.

Ms. Mann is completing her dissertation in the Educational Management Ph.D. program at Hampton University. She earned her MBA and undergraduate degrees at Concordia University Wisconsin.

Ms. Mann is replacing Lynne Sobczak, who is retiring after 30 years of service to Milwaukee Public Schools. Her appointment is effective October 18.

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Milwaukee Public Schools is committed to accelerating student achievement, building positive relationships between youth and adults and cultivating leadership at all levels. The district’s commitment to improvement continues to show results:

  • More MPS students are meeting reading standards
  • The MPS Class of 2014 earned $31 million in scholarships, up $7 million; and
  • MPS is home to 4 of the state’s top 15 high schools according to U.S. News and World Report

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