Wauwatosa, WI — On Monday, July 25, 2022, the Wauwatosa School District Board of Education approved Superintendent Dr. Demond Means’ recommendation to appoint Ms. Allesha Gilbert-Ewing as the Associate Principal of Longfellow Middle School and Ms. Christine Wojciechowski as Associate Principal of Whitman Middle School.

 

Ms. Gilbert-Ewing is a committed educator with more than seven years of experience delivering instruction and leading students to success. She served as an educator in several Southeastern Wisconsin school districts, including West Allis-West Milwaukee, Waukesha, and, most recently, Wauwatosa as an English teacher at East High School. Ms. Gilbert-Ewing earned a Bachelor of Science in Middle/Secondary English Education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and received a Master of Science in Educational Administration from Concordia University Wisconsin-Mequon. “I am honored to continue my journey as an educator in Wauwatosa,” stated Gilbert-Ewing. “I am excited to join the Longfellow community, and I look forward to collaborating with staff and families to help our students continue to grow and develop personally and academically.”

 

Ms. Wojciechowski brings more than eight years of educational experience to the role of Associate Principal at Whitman Middle School. She has served as an 8th grade educator at local public schools including Wedgewood Park IB Middle School and Butler Middle School. She also excelled as a Learning Team Chairperson and IB Coordinator at Academia de Lenguaje y Bellas Artes (Milwaukee Public Schools). Ms. Wojciechowski is fluent in Spanish and has experience using data to drive decision-making. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and received a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Business from Milwaukee School of Engineering. Ms. Wojciechowski also holds certifications in Bilingual/Bicultural education as well as English As A Second language. “I am excited to join the Whitman family, to serve staff, families, and most importantly, our students, “ stated Wojciechowski. “I look forward to creating memorable experiences that make middle school our students’ favorite years and contributing to a workplace environment that adds to the joy of teaching and learning.”

 

As with all Administrative hires for the 2022-23 school year, the District followed a robust screening and interview process to ensure stakeholder voice was reflected in these decisions. Candidates participated in panel-style interviews with several interview teams. After narrowing down the candidate pool, Superintendent Dr. Demond Means and members of the District Leadership Team conducted final interviews.

 

Contracts for Ms. Gilbert-Ewing and Ms. Wojciechowski are effective immediately.

 

About Wauwatosa School District

Wauwatosa School District is a high achieving, forward-thinking, richly diverse public school district serving approximately 7,200 students and families. The District consists of 16 schools: 11 elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools and the Wauwatosa Virtual Academy. Among these are two choice schools: Wauwatosa Montessori and Wauwatosa STEM. A full STEM program is offered at Underwood Elementary and at both middle schools. Additionally, the District provides education for several county programs including Children’s Hospital, Vel R. Phillips Juvenile Justice Center and River Hills School. The educational community’s long history of excellence has been recognized both regionally and nationally.

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