Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/8/2019 - 6:30 PM
Type: Info
Subject: 1. Report with Possible Action on Southwest Region Showcase
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement:
Goal 1
Academic Achievement
Policy: Admin Policy 7.01 - Teaching and Learning Goals
Attachments: Southwest Region PowerPoint Presentation
File Attachment:
Southwest Board Presentation October 8.pdf
Background: Based on the Board’s action, the 2018-19 monthly Regional Showcase item structure has been enhanced to provide a thorough picture of each region as they are presented on a monthly basis. This will include goals as well as progress in attaining then. In addition, strategies that are being successfully implemented within the region and that may be replicated will be included.

This month, the Southwest Region is featured. The region comprises 24 schools, including Montessori, Immersion, International Baccalaureate, Bilingual, Project Lead the Way, Community Schools, and specialty schools. The Southwest Region serves 12,857 students in diverse settings to meet the varied needs of our students. Schools in the Southwest Region include the following: A.L.B.A., Academy of Accelerated Learning, Alcott, Allen Field, Curtin, Doerfler, Forest Home, Grant, Greenfield, Hayes, Honey Creek, Kagel, Lincoln Avenue, Longfellow, Lowell, Manitoba, Milwaukee Spanish Immersion, Mitchell, Morgandale, Riley, Rogers, Vieau, Whitman, and Zablocki.

The Southwest Region offers the following programming to meet the various needs of learners in pursuit of academic excellence at these schools: developmental bilingual and traditional monolingual biliteracy experiences, immersion, International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, dual-language Montessori education beginning with grades K3 and K4, Project Lead the Way (PLTW), Engineering is Elementary, and Systems Thinking.

The Southwest Region is successful due to the families, staff, and dedicated community partnerships, a vital component to the success of students. The following are a few community partnerships in the Southwest region: United Way, Arts in Community Education, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Junior Achievement, Skylight Theater, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, City Year, and many colleges and universities.
Fiscal Impact Statement: N/A
Implementation and Assessment Plan
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Eduardo Galvan - Regional Superintendent
Signed By:
Katrice Cotton, Ed.D. - Chief School Administration Officer
Signed By:
Keith Posley, Ed.D. - Superintendent