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In these uncertain and challenging times, there is no comparison to a USM education. We develop the strongest possible foundation for lifelong learning. Our students become critical thinkers and problem solvers, and they acquire the character skills, confidence, and work ethic necessary to make good decisions, contribute to society, and enjoy rewarding lives.
In summary, we offer our students the very best academic experiences possible while teaching and challenging them to develop 21st-century skills that will carry them through their professional and personal futures.
Head of School
University School of Milwaukee
|Laura Fuller's Biography|
Laura Fuller returned to Wisconsin to lead USM for the 2011-2012 school year and is looking forward to her second year as the Head of School. She is the seventh Head since 1964, when USM was formed as a result of the merger of the three predecessor schools.
Prior to her arrival at USM, Fuller served from 2007-2011 as Head of St. Catherine's School, an all-girls independent, Episcopal, JK-12 college-preparatory day school in Richmond, Virginia. She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Wisconsin. Before St. Catherine's School, she served as Head of the Upper School at Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa and as Head of the Science department at the Taft School in Connecticut.
Fuller credits her many years as a parent for helping her develop "some of my most profound thoughts as an educator through my many years as a parent. The children have taught me patience (and sometimes impatience), humility and compassion, perseverance, and that being a parent is the biggest gift any of us could ever experience."
Fuller is delighted to return to her home state. "I love the fact that my roots are in Wisconsin," she says. "I was born in La Crosse and grew up in Oshkosh. After Oshkosh West High School, I went on to school in Madison and lived in Milwaukee, Appleton, and Madison after college and before leaving the state in 1991. My family is originally from the Appleton and Milwaukee areas."