The two levels of funding opportunities are $2,000 and $5,000 and grants are available to current members of the National Education Association who are educators in public schools or public institutions of higher education.

Calling all superheros, villains, princes and princesses - don your capes and crowns and show off your moves!

Madison Metro is offering to send drivers and a bus out to schools/classes for “how to ride” trainings!

MMSD, in conjunction with the Dane County School Consortium, is pleased to be sponsoring FutureQuest 2017 on Wednesday, December 6 at the Alliant Energy Center. , and more than 200 volunteers are needed!

All MMSD teachers and staff are mandated reporters of suspected child abuse, neglect, and human trafficking. See key information, current procedures, MMSD prevention practices, resources and a link to a google form for documenting reports to Central Office.

Join MMSD for the 1st Annual Employee Health and Wellness Fair on October 7, 8:30am – 3:30pm at the Warner Park Community Center.

Based on school-staff feedback, the Anti-Bullying Administrative Follow-up Form has been moved to a more accessible location in Infinite Campus (IC).

Target field trip grants support learning outside of th

Join over one million Crunchers in the Great Lakes region for the Fourth Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch on Thursday, October 12, 2017!

Enjoy a variety of active and enriching programs.

 

A draft of the 2017-2020 Advanced Learning Plan is now available! Take a look and give us your feedback.

Join Community GroundWorks this fall to experience the farm-to-table process from seed to plate!

We are seeking strong candidates who are college-aged to work with the youth in our AVID and AVID/TOPS programs!

Olbrich Botanical Gardens invites you and your students to experience the extraordinary world of plants by participating in the Explorer School Programs. Join us as we introduce your students to plants through hands-on, inquiry-based activities that support the Wisconsin Model Academic Standards and the MMSD Science Curricula Scope and Sequence. We have three excellent programs that are designed to meet the academic needs of you and your students.

Run for Literacy is a 10K run and 5K run/walk that supports the Literacy Network of Dane County, an organization that teaches reading, writing, communication and computer skills to Dane County adults so they can achieve financial security, well-being and deeper engagement with their families and the community.

Farm to School Night Out is a day-long, city-wide local food celebration that encourages individuals, families, organizations and businesses to eat at local restaurants.

MMSD is excited to announce the advancement of our partnership with the Welcoming Schools Program, a division of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).

Join State Superintendent Dr. Tony Evers; William Greer, Former President & CEO of Journey Mental Health Center; Dane County Circuit Court Judge Everett Mitchell; Jacquelyn Boggess, Co-director of Center for Family Policy and Practice; MMSD Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Cheatham; and Noble Wray, Former Madison Police Department Chief at the 2017 Opportunities Beyond Obstacles Symposium on Saturday, September 16th at Edgewood College.

Are you interested in being part of the Superintendent’s Teacher Advisory Work Group for the 2017-2018 school year? Our focus this year will be understanding and strengthening our lens of equity with an emphasis on removing barriers that exist for students of color, students with disabilities, and ELLs.

The Kohl Teacher Fellowship program recognizes and supports teaching excellence and innovation in Wisconsin. Their goal is to support teachers in the pursuit of their unrealized goals for their classrooms or professional development. 100 Herb Kohl Fellowship recipients and the 100 schools of those teachers will each receive a $6,000 grant. Nominate someone today!

With discussions happening in the federal administration around terminating or cutting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), we want to remind staff to utilize our resources to support immigrant and undocumented students and families. Please review these materials in preparation for situations or interactions that may arise:

Mindfulness in MMSD, a joint program of the Departments of Human Resources and Student Services, is offering two upcoming courses to support staff well-being. 

MMSD will be continuing the opportunity for employees enrolled in MMSD’s health insurance to take part in a wellness assessment. The wellness assessment includes a biometric screening and a health risk assessment. Those not enrolled in MMSD's health insurance should not complete the MMSD wellness assessment, but can receive similar information at an annual physical.