Our Leadership

Milwaukee Collegiate Academy leaders are a passionate group of individuals committed to changing the world by sending scholars to and through college.

Kourtney Bauswell

Kourtney Bauswell

Director of Personalized Learning

I have worked at MCA for the past three years in the role of Dean of Instruction as well as Advanced Placement teacher, but will be taking on a new role as the Director of Freshmen Academy as MCA transitions to implementing a new personalized, project-based learning instructional model. I believe that all students have the ability “to go to and through college”, and I hope that the work I do at MCA helps build a learning environment that allows our scholars to realize, meet, and then exceed their true potential.

Education: Purdue University (B.A.); Marquette University (M.Ed.); Milwaukee School of Engineering (M.B.A.)

Phone: (414) 873-4014, Ext. 290
Email:
k.bauswell@milwaukeecollegiateacademy.org

Andrew Carek

Andrew Carek

Dean of Instruction

Having taught in the classroom for nine years, I know that the foundation of great schools is great teaching. I’m responsible for making sure that the greatest teaching corps in the city has what they need to prepare our scholars to go to and through college.

Education: University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Phone: (414) 873-4014, Ext. 291
Email:
a.carek@milwaukeecollegiateacademy.org

 

Samantha Mewes

Samantha Mewes

College Coach and Counselor

I have worked as MCA’s College Coach and Counselor for the past 9 school years. I am a firm believer in our mission of sending our kids to and through college and feel that it is the best way for them to be able to live the lives they want to live when they get older. I get excited for the opportunity to teach them about college, expose them to college and help them believe that it is something that they can and will do when they graduate from high school.

Education: University of Wisconsin – Parkside

Phone: (414) 873-4014, Ext. 229
Email:
 s.mewes@milwaukeecollegiateacademy.org

 

Judith Parker

Judith Parker

Principal

I am luckiest Principal in Milwaukee as I have scholars, parents, and staff who are deeply committed to MCA’s vision of nurturing scholars capable of transforming their world by going to and through college. Although I was born and raised in Chicago and spent 13 years with amazing educators of Chicago’s Public School System, I have come to love and appreciate the generosity of Milwaukee’s educational community.

Education: Bachelor of Arts – Literature; Masters: Elementary Education; Masters – Curriculum & Instruction Technology; Masters: Education Administration; National Board of Professional Teaching Standards

Phone: (414) 873-4014, Ext. 286
Email:
 j.parker@milwaukeecollegiateacademy.org

 

Scott Weigel

Scott Weigel

Director of Operations

I am proud to serve as Milwaukee Collegiate Academy’s Director of Operations. Previously, I taught at MCA as a social studies teacher and was the Student Information Services and Database Manager.

Education: University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Phone: (414) 873-4014, Ext. 227
Email:
 s.weigel@milwaukeecollegiateacademy.org

 

Milwaukee Collegiate Academy

4030 N. 29th Street,
Milwaukee, WI 53216
PHONE: (414) 873-4014
FAX: (414) 873-4344
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Judith Parker, Principal

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