Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/8/2021 - 5:30 PM
Type: Action
Subject: 1. Action on Resolution 2122R-003 by Directors Peterson and O'Halloran Regarding Land Acknowledgement
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement:
Goal 1
Academic Achievement
Goal 2
Student, Family and Community Engagement
Policy: Admin Policy 1.01 - Vision, Mission, Core Beliefs, and Goals
Attachments Resolution 2122R-003
File Attachment:
2122R-003 Peterson and O'Halloran_Land Acknowledgment.pdf
Background: At its May 27, 2021 meeting, the Board referred Resolution 2122R-003 regarding land acknowledgement by Directors Peterson and O'Halloran to the Committee on Parent and Community Engagement.

The Administration is in agreement with the resolution, which honors aboriginal, indigenous, and First Nations peoples, and is recommending its adoption.
Fiscal Impact Statement: This item does not authorize expenditures.
Implementation and Assessment Plan Upon approval by the Board, the Administration will begin consultation with local historians and tribal people in order to develop a recommendation of the content of a land acknowledgement that is suitable for use in the Milwaukee Public Schools.
Recommendation: The Administration recommends that the Board adopt Resolution 2122R-003.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jennifer Mims Howell - Director of Specialized Services
Signed By:
Keith Posley, Ed.D. - Superintendent