The Sun Prairie Area School District on Friday, Feb. 21 announced that Jamie Racine will be the candidate recommended to the School Board for the Community Schools Program Coordinator Position.
The board approved her appointment as part of its Feb. 24 agenda.
Racine has served as the Community Schools Manager for the United Way in Racine County for the past four years. She has experience in community organizing, program management, and developing partnerships.
Racine also currently serves as the co-chair for the Wisconsin Coalition for Community Schools steering committee.
“Jamie’s vast knowledge of Community Schools will make her an excellent leader in our school system," remarked Director of Elementary Teaching & Learning Rick Mueller. "We look forward to continuing our strong partnerships with the City of Sun Prairie in Community Schools work.”
The position oversees Sun Prairie Community Schools program currently located at four Sun Prairie schools -- Westside Elementary, C.H. Bird Elementary, Prairie Phoenix Academy and Patrick Marsh Middle School -- and will focus on community partnerships and family engagement efforts.
Community Schools are an equity initiative in the Sun Prairie community, focused on improving outcomes for students and families.
For more information about Sun Prairie Community Schools, visit: https://www.sunprairieschools.org/community/community-schools