State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Grassroots North Shore is pleased to endorse Dr. Jill Underly for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Dr. Underly has worked across many levels of education, as a high school and middle school social studies teacher, a University of Wisconsin College of Letters & Science academic advisor, 5 years as a Title I Consultant and assistant manager at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, an elementary principal and Director of Instruction, and most recently, as the Superintendent of the Pecatonica School District. Grassroots North Shore endorses her for Superintendent of Public Instruction for her breadth of experience, and for her opposition to the funding of private schools with public money, which diverts much-needed resources from already-underfunded public school systems.
Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Branch 3
Grassroots North Shore endorses Katie Kegel for Branch 3 of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court for her fierce defense of all those who come to her for help and her fresh approach to sentencing. Ms. Kegel's advocacy for sentencing innovation such as deferred prosecutions, restorative justice, treatment courts, and other alternatives that avoid destroying people even before they can come before the court, reflect the goals of Grassroots North Shore for a fairer, more supportive justice system.