(Español abajo) On Tuesday evening, over 100 parents, current and past students, and educators attended an extremely contentious meeting with SDW administrators about the future of the Personalized Learning Programs (PLP) in three of the district’s middle schools. Superintendent James Sebert, Deputy Superintendent Jen Gennerman and Director of Middle School Teaching and Learning Deirdre Garcia, along with the principals of Butler, Horning and Les Paul presented the reasoning for the discontinuation of the program. School board members Diane Voit, Mark Borowski, and Karrie Kozlowski were also present.
A bus driver shortage in the First Student Bus Company is set to have a major negative impact on students and families in the School District of Waukesha (SDW) as classes resume on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.
It should come as no surprise to anyone who has been following recent events in our district that there are numerous vacancies to fill. We in the Alliance are all parents in this district. We all want our kids to receive a high quality education. And we know that first and foremost, that means supporting our teachers and staff. We want prospective teachers to know that they can count on the support of the Alliance if they choose to come here.
The Waukesha School District terminated a teacher yesterday because the Board and Superintendent brought negative attention to the community.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SCHOOL DISTRICT OF WAUKESHA RECOMMENDS TERMINATION FOR TEACHER WHO SPOKE OUT ABOUT RAINBOWLAND
The Alliance is disappointed to learn that on May 15, 2023, after being on administrative leave for more than a month, Heyer Elementary School First Grade Teacher Melissa Tempel was notified that the Superintendent of the School District of Waukesha was recommending her termination.
This Teacher Appreciation Week, there is one partner missing from our first-grade classroom at Heyer: Maestra Melissa. Her class has been without her, or any permanent teacher, for 25 school days and counting.