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Alum Simms featured in Cap Times for her time spent as Lincoln Elementary principal

April 23, 2018

UW-Madison alumna Muriel Simms was featured by The Capital Times in an article headlined: "The Simms principle: Muriel Simms worked to make Lincoln Elementary a better place for kids of color."

Simms earned her master’s degree in 1975 from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and a Ph.D. from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis in 2002.

Simms worked as the principal of Lincoln Elementary School from 1988 through 1994, when she started a new position as an equity coordinator for the district. 

As a principal, Simms worked to empower disadvantaged students, engage parents and had a philosophy of multicultural teaching and project-based learning. 

Read the whole article ‚Äčon the Cap Times website.
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