“MEP [Milwaukee Education Partnership] matters because we have to come together as a community to solve our critical issues.”
- Gerard Randall, Executive Director, Milwaukee Education Partnership
Gerard Randall is the executive director of the Milwaukee Education Partnership (MEP), which aims to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in Milwaukee Public Schools; bring every student to grade level or beyond in reading, writing, math and science; improve access to higher education opportunities; and advocate for public education.
Formerly, Mr. Randall served as the president and CEO of the Private Industry Council of Milwaukee County (PIC), a workforce development board. As CEO, he provided leadership and strategic direction as the PIC planned, administered and coordinated employment and training programs to meet Milwaukee’s workforce development needs. Mr. Randall is also a former teacher of social studies and exceptional education students, and he currently teaches in the School of Education at UW-Milwaukee.
Mr. Randall became the executive director of the Milwaukee Education Partnership in 2010, bringing with him his vast knowledge, insights and employment experiences in government, education and community service. He is a founding member of this partnership (formerly called the Milwaukee Partnership Academy) and served as one of its executive partners during his time as CEO of the PIC.