Monday, February 4, 2013
Elmbrook Superintendent Mark Hansen shares what parent volunteers mean to the district.
Parent volunteers are a vital part of the Elmbrook School District community. Superintendent Mark Hansen shares how important those volunteers in his above column. Can't see the above column? You can read the column here.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
In 2012, Brookfield experienced a wave of school news including the hiring of Mark Hansen as district superintendent, a law suit that may end up in the Supreme Court and the closing of an elementary school.
For the next few days, we will be reviewing the top stories of 2012 by category. The first category is top school stories of 2012. If we missed one that you think should be on the list or you think the list is out of order, please discuss in the comments. Also, share with the Brookfield community your school memories of the year in the comment section. 5. Brookfield East Football team finishes regular season with perfect record; Central also makes the playoffs Both Brookfield East and Brookfield Central had a great season, making it to the playoffs. 4. School Board says "no" to 4K Despite the superintendent's pleas to craft an acceptable 4-year-old kindergarten program for the 2013-14 school year, the Elmbrook School Board in February …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Hansen says that the district was to provide addition support to parents and children on Monday to help work through some of their emotions during this difficult time.
Elmbrook School Superintendent Mark Hansen reflected on Friday's horrific tragedy in Connecticut on his blog, says the district's thoughts and prayers are with the families of Sandy Hook and that the district continues to assess the safety and security protocols. He also indicated that all of the schools have emergency protocols in place which have been created through collaboration with law enforcement in the area. Echoing information he provided to the Patch on Friday, Hansen said that these protocols cover a number of different scenarios "including preparedness for such senseless acts as witnessed most recently at Sandy Hook." "Although we cannot release details to these plans for obvious reasons, please know that we have emergency …
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Elmbrook Superintendent Mark Hansen will introduce himself and give an overview of the coming school year and future state and federal educational changes. All are welcome to listen and ask questions.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Superintendent says new scores are highest in nearly 50-year district history
Brookfield’s high schools both reported historic highs in ACT scores that were well above the national and state average, according to the district superintendent and state Department of Public Instruction. The 2011-2012 school year scores for the high schools, which were released early Wednesday morning, were as follows: The good news for Brookfield Central and Brookfield East High Schools came as the state Department of Public Instruction released ACT scores for Wisconsin that showed the state tied with Iowa for the second highest percentage of 2012 graduates taking the exam in the country. According to DPI, 71 percent of the state’s 2012 graduates took the ACT, and Wisconsin’s composite score was 22.1, a point ahead of the national …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
New Elmbrook Superintendent Mark Hansen thanks many people for helping in his transition and outlines areas where he plans to focus his efforts. He also invites people to follow him on Twitter at @ElmbrookSUP.
- BACK TO SCHOOL
- Lisa Sink
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Editor's Note: Below is a message from new Elmbrook Schools Superintendent Mark Hansen as he looks forward to the start of the 2012-13 school year and advancing the district's mission. _______________________________ It is with great humility and honor that we begin our journey toward continued excellence together. As each of us has a stake in the district’s future, I look forward to collaborating with you to deliver on our mission – to educate and inspire every student to think, to learn, and to succeed. It is a true privilege to be joining the School District of Elmbrook, and I am fully committed to working with the entire community toward high standards, collaboration, and innovation. The transition to the School District of Elmbrook …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The Elmbrook School Board voted Tuesday night to hire Mark Hansen, chief academic officer for the Pewaukee School District, to succeed Matt Gibson as Elmbrook Superintendent.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
The week ahead includes Packer Hall of Fame kicker Chester Marcol at the library, the Elmbrook Education Foundation's annual social and the slated hiring of a new Elmbrook superintendent.
Brookfield Patch offers a glimpse into news and events in the week ahead. For more events, be sure to check Patch's events listings and feel free to add your own. Bluemound Road construction plans: View the state's plans to resurface and make median and other safety changes in 2012 on Bluemound Road from Moorland Road west to Barker Road / I-94. The public is invited to view the plans, speak to state officials and voice their opinions from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the City of Brookfield Public Safety Building, 2100 N. Calhoun Rd. Unable to attend the meeting? Want more information? Contact project manager Steve Schindler at (262) 548-6412. Submit written comments regarding the project to Steve Schindler, WisDOT, PO Box 798, Waukesha, WI …
Friday, February 24, 2012
The district issued a press release Friday morning saying it had reached a contract agreement to hire Pewaukee Schools administrator Mark Hansen to succeed Superintendent Matt Gibson.
The Elmbrook School Board will vote Tuesday to hire Mark Hansen as the district's next superintendent. Below is the press release the district issued Friday morning. For more coverage of the superintendent search, see Brookfield Patch's coverage. The board's packet for Tuesday's meeting includes more details of Hansen's contract, including his planned $175,000 salary. "The School District of Elmbrook Board of Education has selected Mr. Mark Hansen as the district’s next superintendent. Mr. Hansen, currently the Chief Academic Officer in the Pewaukee School District, will succeed Dr. Matt Gibson, who is retiring effective June 30, 2012 after 17 years of service. Mr. Hansen’s contract begins July 1, 2012 and will be approved by the Board of …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
If accepted, the contact offer to Pewaukee Schools administrator Mark Hansen will be on the Elmbrook School Board agenda Tuesday for approval.
- Lisa Sink
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
A Pewaukee School District administrator Wednesday was reviewing a proposed contract offer to become Elmbrook's next superintendent. The Elmbrook School Board met in closed session Monday night to discuss the terms of the contract offer — such as salary and benefits — to the sole finalist for the job, Mark Hansen. Keith Brightman, Elmbrook's assistant superintendent for finance, operations and human resources, said in an e-mail Wednesday that the board reviewed a draft contract, revisited salary and compensation comparable data, and set board contract authority. Brightman said he and School Board President Tom Gehl presented the contract to Hansen Tuesday night and was awaiting his response Wednesday. Brightman would not comment on the …