MCPASD names new superintendent

Dr. Dana Monogue
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MIDDLETON, Wis. (WMTV)--- Dr. Dana Monogue has accepted the superintendent position with the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District.

Perry Hibner, a spokesperson for the MCPASD, said Monogue has served as the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning in the Elmbrook School District since 2012.

Hibner said The Board of Education will approve Monogue’s hiring at its regular meeting on Monday. She will join the District on July 1.

“I am humbled and excited to join the MCPASD team,’’ Monogue said. “I have been impressed by the District’s goals and aspirations for students, our staff and the greater community. MCPASD is an incredible place and I am excited to join this amazing community.’’

Monogue replaces George Mavroulis who is retiring after he served as superintendent the past three years and as an administrator in the District for nearly 30 years.

“The school board is proud to announce that Dana has accepted the position of Superintendent with us,” Board president Bob Green said.”While we are sorry that George is retiring, we are very excited to start working with Dana.”

Hibner said while at Elmbrook, Monogue worked to promote student-centered learning, inclusive practices, clear learning targets and aligned curriculum, along with high quality teacher and administrator leadership.

She earned her doctorate degree from UW-Milwaukee in 2014. She earned her bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders from Purdue University. She has a master’s degree in educational administration from UW-Madison and another master’s degree in educational leadership from UW-Milwaukee.

Hibner said Monogue has also served as an adjunct facility member in Carroll University’s graduate program for educational leadership, and she has taught there since 2008.

MCPASD has 7,450 students for the 2018-19 school year.