Wauwatosa School Board approves Superintendent Dr. Phillip Ertl's retirement notice

Dr. Phillip Ertl credit: Wauwatosa School District website

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- During a special session Monday, Dec. 21, the Wauwatosa School Board approved the notice of retirement provided by Superintendent Dr. Phillip Ertl, effective June 30, 2021. 

According to a news release from the school district, longtime Wauwatosa's longtime superintendent, Dr. Ertl worked to prepare and mobilize hundreds of staff members across 16 school buildings to teach and inspire more than 7,000 students each year - prioritizing student achievement, equity, innovation and sound financial stewardship. His 16-year tenure in the district is remarkable in Wisconsin - where the typical superintendent changes jobs every three years on average, according to the Wisconsin Association of School Boards.

“Dr. Ertl’s dedication to our students, staff and community has been the driving force behind the Wauwatosa School District’s success year after year,” said Dr. Eric Jessup-Anger, Wauwatosa School Board President. “Our community has greatly benefited from his student-centered approach to education, and Dr. Ertl’s foresight and proactive planning has put our District in a strong position for success moving forward.”

Read more on Dr. Ertl's career and accomplishments in a release below from the Wauwatosa School District: 

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