The Sun Prairie Area School District has selected Mr. Michael D. Morgan Jr. as its first-ever Director of Systematic Equity and Inclusion, pending school board approval on Monday, Jun. 14.
Morgan currently serves as principal of Prairie Phoenix Academy, an alternative learning school in the District, and has years of prior leadership experience serving as principal and director of K-8 charter schools in Milwaukee, according to a press release from the Sun Prairie School District. Prior to these positions, he worked as a middle school social studies teacher.
“We could not be more excited to welcome Mr. Morgan to our District’s leadership team. I have no doubt that he will do meaningful work and create changes that go far beyond the walls of our District,” said Superintendent Brad Saron in a statement.
Morgan earned a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and Teaching from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a master’s degree in Education from Cardinal Stritch University, a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from National Louis University and is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Edgewood College.