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Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy

6600 West Melvina Street

Milwaukee, WI 53216

Phone: 414-353-3830

Fax: 414-353-3834

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2018-19 DPI Report Card

A Milwaukee Teacher Education Center (MTEC) Charter School


The Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy staff have set very high expectations for students, and the students live up to these expectations. Our leadership staff is always focused on improving the teaching environment for both teachers and students. Staff are managed so that they are constantly supported, encouraged and challenged to be better teachers.

Administrative Support



Teaching Assistants

Related Arts


Mr. Michael Morgan

Michael Morgan is the proud Principal of MESA. He obtained two Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, a Masters Degree in the Art of Teaching from Cardinal Stritch University, and a Masters Degree in Administration and Leadership from National Louis University.  He pursued his doctoral at Edgewood College in 2013 and will graduate in May of 2020.  He holds several educator licenses from the State of Wisconsin through the Department of Public Instruction including Superintendent, Principal, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and Director of Pupil Services to name a few.  Professionally, over the past 16 years, he has worked in various capacities in the urban education sector specifically in Milwaukee, WI. Beginning as a volunteer then teaching assistant.  Mr. Morgan worked his way up to become a middle school teacher, followed by Dean of Students, and is now in his seventh year as Principal.

Dean of Students

Mr. Marcus Knox

Dean of Support Services

Ms. Trina Gandy

Academic Dean

Ms. Clarissa Ramos

Dean of Family Engagement

Ms. Khiana Cobb

Room 105


Administrative Support


Ms. Aisha Stewart


phone: 414-353-3830 ext. 300

Office Assistant

Ms. Linda Harris


phone: 414-353-3830 ext. 302




Ms. Emily Jacobson


Ms. Nicole VonRueden


Ms. Ashley Kerrens


Ms. Keri Koepke

1st Grade

Ms. Allison Price

1st Grade

Ms. Shaunae Davis

2nd Grade

Ms.  Amber Scholle-Malone

2nd Grade

Mr. Sean Kuczynski

3rd Grade

Ms. Roxanne Heard

3rd Grade

Ms. Amber Shearer

4th Grade

Ms. Emily Taplin

4th Grade

Ms. Samantha Nacker

5th Grade

Ms. Layne Heidenrich

5th Grade 

Ms. Talonda Nelson

6th Grade Math & Science

Ms. Betty Davis

6th Grade ELA & Social Studies


7th & 8th Grade Science

Ms. Susan Miller

3rd Grade

Ms. Daytona Boxley

7th & 8th Grade Math

Ms. Jayme Martin

7th & 8th Grade ELA

Ms. LaToya Chapman


Student Support

Special Education Coordinator

Ms. Kathryn Krupinski

3rd - 5th grade Support Service

Ms. Brandie Folsom

6th -8th Support Service

Ms. Rocksand Byrd

Educational Assistant/Intervention Specialist

Ms. Taiyani Hennings

Support Service
Educational Assistant

Mr. Marcus Reed


Teaching Assistants

Mr. Atul Malik


Mr. Cordell Collins

Mr. Jeremy Lyons

Mr. Irvan Pridgeon


Related Arts

Physical Education

Mr. Marvell Brown


Ms. LaaTrece Hughes


Mr. Christopher Harper

Fine Art

Mr. Jeremiah Arneson

Before and After Care

Ms. Marilyn Newman