Teacher Certification and Special Projects Director
Add-On/Extend/Bilingual Program Administrator
Teacher Certification Program Coordinator
Marquette Unviersity Fellow
High School Program Coordinator, College Possible
Senior Director-Human Resources, Ascension Health
Director of Human Resources, Columbia St. Mary's
Founder, CEO, SPEARity
Retired, Northwestern Mutual Foundation
Co-President/Founder, Odvant Creative
Executive Director, Administrators and Supervisors Council
Dr. John Peterburs
Executive Director, Quarles & Brady LLP
BOARD VICE PRESIDENT
Vice President, Wispark
David Gavigan, Vice President Commercial Banking
JP Morgan Chase Bank
MTEC’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders representing Milwaukee’s education, business, legal, social welfare, and healthcare communities. The role of the MTEC Board of Directors is to provide guidance and leadership to the Milwaukee Teacher Education Center to help us promote our mission and vision. MTEC is fortunate to have a dynamic and diverse board committed to excellence. Each member brings unique talents, leadership skills, and experiences that contribute to the strength of MTEC.
Board members are elected for a three-year term.
If you are interested in learning more about our board opportunities,
please contact Dr. Laci Coppins Robbins, Executive Director.
MTEC has certified nearly 2,000 highly qualified teachers through our certification pathways that balance the practical aspects of effective teaching with theory. MTEC's certification programs provide on-the-job coaching support and assessment of progress. MTEC also provides comprehensive, effective, and customized professional development workshops and instructional coaching focused on increasing student learning and closing achievement gaps.
Our model of personalized coaching-into-practice aligned to teaching standards lies at the core of our certification programs and Professional Learning Services. Whether you are an individual seeking initial licensure or a veteran teacher seeking to further your career, you will be provided with a highly qualified mentor to guide and support your professional growth.
Effective teaching empowers learners to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to embrace life-long learning, contribute to the common good as responsible citizens, and succeed in the world of work.
Dr. Laci Coppins Robbins
Director of Finance and Operations
Milwaukee Teacher Education Center (MTEC) is a not-for-profit organization that serves as an innovative, performance-based professional development center that recruits, prepares, supports, and certifies highly qualified teachers for Wisconsin public, charter, and non-public schools.
To view the 2013 WI Department of Public Instruction Educator Preparation Program Report for MTEC click here
To Transform Learning Through Effective Teaching