Milwaukee Public Schools
Press Release

MPS to Host First-Ever Language Summit

District-wide showcase of cultural options and teaching jobs in schools

By - Dec 11th, 2018 11:17 am
MPS to Host First-Ever Language Summit. Photo from of MPS.

MPS to Host First-Ever Language Summit. Photo from of MPS.

MILWAUKEE (December 11, 2018) – MPS is proud to host a Language Summit on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The Language Summit will bring together students, families and community stakeholders to showcase language and culture. Please join us as we highlight and share the benefits of bilingualism and biliteracy as well as experience the rich diversity of culture in Milwaukee Public Schools. Families, students, teachers, education job seekers, and the community are invited to attend. At the Summit, MPS will share information about exciting programs in our schools. Enrollment specialists will be available to assist families.

WHERE
Milwaukee School of Languages, 8400 W. Burleigh St., Milwaukee.

WHEN
Saturday, December 15; 11:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

The event will include sessions to learn more about the various language options in MPS as well as the benefits of second language acquisition.

Attendees can learn more about the many bilingual opportunities in the district while experiencing traditional cultural student performances. Sample a variety of ethnic foods provided by students from MPS’ Culinary Arts program. Childcare will also be provided.

Join us as we open doors to student success through language and culture!

Shuttle buses to the event will depart from South Division High School, 1515 W. Lapham Blvd., Milwaukee and North Division High School, 1011 W Center St., Milwaukee at 10:30 a.m. on December 15.

RSVP: tinyurl.com/mpslanguage

About Milwaukee Public Schools

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 taking college-level Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses;
  • The MPS Class of 2018 earned $86.2 million in scholarships; and
  • MPS is home to seven of the state and nation’s top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Post.

Learn more about MPS by visiting our website. More news is available at mpsmke.com/news.

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