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.

Principal (starting July 1st)

Ms. Janet Colvin

Ms. Colvin is joining us from the Racine Unified School District, where she spent the last nine years as principal. Her background also includes over 20 years of experience as a teacher and administrative leader in the Milwaukee Public School System. 

Ms. Colvin obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Rust College and also holds a Master’s Degree from National Louis University in Educational Leadership. Currently, Ms. Colvin is completing her dissertation at Cardinal Stritch University, with an anticipated graduation date of May 2021.

Committed to her individualized professional growth, Ms. Colvin has participated in the National Institute of School Leadership, attended professional development for leaders, at the Harvard University Graduate Institute for Educational Leadership, and trained at the Teacher’s College of Columbia University in New York, New York.

Assistant Principal

Ms. Trina Gandy

Ms. Gandy holds two master’s degrees and is pursuing her doctorate at UW-Madison. In addition to her experience as a classroom teacher, Ms. Gandy has served in various school administration roles. Ms. Gandy will be the Interim Principal through the rest of the 2019-2020 school year and then will be Assistant Principal starting July 1. 

Dean of Students

Mr. Marcus Knox

Dean of Family Engagement

Ms. Khiana Cobb

Room 105

Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy

6600 West Melvina Street

Milwaukee, WI 53216

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Phone: 414-353-3830

Fax: 414-353-3834


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