M³ is making strides

Our shared vision for M³ (pronounced M-cubed) includes building a true public education network connecting MPS, MATC and UWM. The work of our goal teams continues to make this vision a reality. This year, a group of MPS students will graduate with high school diplomas that include college credit from MATC or UWM. As you

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College readiness is a focus for school district leaders around the nation, and in March, leaders from M3 were invited to present information about the partnership to a joint convening of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and AASA: The School Superintendents Association. MPS Superintendent Keith Posley, MATC President Vicki Martin and UWM Associate

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Milwaukee Public Schools high school students are getting a taste of college and earning credits through the M3 Early College pilot program. M3 (pronounced M-cubed) is a multifaceted collaboration among the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee Area Technical College and MPS, which collectively serve more than 130,000 students. M3 features a variety of programs and initiatives

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Early exposure to careers is part of an M3 plan to help students connect education with their interests and long-term goals. Traditionally, college experiences are offered to students in 11th and 12th grades to assist them in choosing a college. Although this is important, research also shows that earlier exposure to such experiences provides more

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M³ Connections Newsletter Launches

As Milwaukee’s three largest education institutions serving more than 130,000 students combined, we have the power to transform the future of our community through education. That is the heart of the mission for M³ (pronounced M-cubed), which Milwaukee Public Schools, Milwaukee Area Technical College, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee launched publicly two years ago. In

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In its first two years, M³ has helped increase the MPS graduation rate and the percentage of MPS grads going on to college. In releasing results at a two-year impact update in January, leaders at the three institutions committed to accelerating the progress and to moving the needle in one area that has not yet

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Impact Update Will Inform Next Steps

More than 100 local educators and community members took part in the M3 Two-Year Impact Update held at MATC on January 9, 2019. MATC President Vicki Martin, UWM Chancellor Mark Mone, and MPS Superintendent Keith P. Posley shared a progress report, discussed the direction of M3, and invited attendees to share thoughts that would help shape

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Upcoming M³ Events

March 12, 21 and 28 Academic and Career Plan Exploration: Ninth-grade MPS students visit the UWM campus to gain a taste of the college experience. Students tour campus and listen to panel discussions.   March 13 MPS Student Job Fair in the UWM Student Union: More than 50 employers will be on hand to recruit for summer

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Get Involved – or Get in Touch

As we move forward, M³ will have many opportunities for community members to engage with students, offer resources, and support college and career pathways. Watch for future newsletters and continue visiting this website for exciting progress! Here are five target areas that will be expanding as M³ continues to gather community recognition and support.   Register your company to

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