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UW-Madison alum Meissen named new K-12 consultant for Madison College

January 26, 2017
Michael Meissen, who earned his Ph.D. from UW-Madison's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis in 1990, was recently hired as a new consultant for K-12 initiatives at Madison Area Technical College. 

Michael Meissen
Meissen
In his new position, Meissen will lead the process of creating a strategic plan that identifies the key K-12 priority areas for consideration by the college, maximizing student success and advancing Madison College's partnership with K-12 schools. 

Meissen, a native of Madison, is a second-generation educator who has served in public education for 34 years as a classroom teacher, guidance counselor, coach, athletic director, middle school principal, high school principal, college level adjunct professor and school superintendent. He most recently served as the superintendent of Plymouth-Canton Community Schools. In addition, he was principal of Madison La Follette High School from 1992-2006.

Meissen was named the MetLife National Association of Secondary School Principals State of Wisconsin Principal of the Year in 2003-04.

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