MILWAUKEE TEACHER EDUCATION CENTER

To view the 2013 WI Department of Public Instruction Educator Preparation Program Report for MTEC click here

MEMBERS

Gil Llanas, Retired
Northwestern Mutual Foundation


John Weigelt, Executive Director
Administrators and Supervisors Council


Erica-Nicole Harris, Real Estate Asset Manager

Wispark, LLC


Eric Andersen, Human Resources

Ascension W​isconsin


Dr. Laci Coppins Robbins, Executive Director

Milwaukee Teacher Education Center

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.

Our board

our vision

our mission

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. 

what we do...

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.

Executive Director

Dr. Laci Coppins Robbins

414.342.1569        lcoppinsrobbins@mteconline.org


BUSINESS SERVICES

​​Finance and Administration Manager
Kristine Gintner 

414.973.2354        kgintner@mteconline.org 


Business Services Administrator

Paulette Litkowski

414.973.2366        plitkowski@mteconline.org


Marketing & Communications Specialist

Kalida N. Williams

414.973.2349       knwilliams@mteconline.org


Financial Specialist

Cottrina Moore

414.973.2376       cmoore@mteconline.org

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. 

Our Team

who we are...

To Transform Learning Through Effective Teaching

TEACHER CERTIFICATION

Teacher Certification and Special Projects Director

Gretchen Kroll

414.375.0168         gkroll@mteconline.org


Add-On/Extend/Bilingual Program Administrator

Joe Becker

414.375.0259        jbecker@mteconline.org


Admissions Coordinator

Juanita Barnes

414.375.0156         jbarnes@mteconline.org


Teaching & Learning Liaison

Clarissa Ramos

414.375.2635       cramos@mteconline.org

BOARD PRESIDENT

Dr. John Peterburs, Executive Director

Quarles & Brady LLP


BOARD VICE PRESIDENT

William Jenkins

Jenkins Associates


BOARD SECRETARY

Carol Hooker, Teacher & MTEC Alumnus

Milwaukee Public Schools


BOARD TREASURER

David Gavigan, Vice President Commercial Banking
JP Morgan Chase Bank

how we do it...

MTEC has certified more than 1,100 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.