American Education Reform Foundation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
K-12 education issues pertaining to vouchers and charter schools.

Lobbying Interests:
K-12 education issues, especially those pertaining to vouchers and charter schools.

Title:
President

Contact
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Susan Mitchell
2025 North Summit Avenue #103
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 319-9160
(414) 765-0220
mitchell@parentchoice.org
www.schoolchoicewi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brett Healy Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/28/2009 Withdrawn On 4/14/2009
Katy Venskus Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/28/2009 Withdrawn On 4/14/2009
Jazmeka Gladney Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/28/2009 Withdrawn On 7/30/2009
Michael Ford Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/28/2009 Withdrawn On 7/30/2009
Susan Mitchell Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/28/2009 Withdrawn On 7/30/2009
Ellen Nowak Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/14/2009 Withdrawn On 11/18/2009
Susan Mitchell Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 11/18/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Thomas Fonfara Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/18/2009 Withdrawn On 12/8/2010

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 358
Assembly Bill 358
Relating to: indoor environmental quality in public and private schools.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 533
Assembly Bill 533
Relating to: using the results of standardized examinations to evaluate teachers and requiring the development of a teacher evaluation plan to be a mandatory subject of collective bargaining.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 534
Assembly Bill 534
Relating to: authorizing the state superintendent of public instruction to direct a school district to implement a new curriculum or instructional design, make personnel changes, or adopt accountability measures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making a...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
None
Notification Date
11/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 915
Assembly Bill 915
Relating to: authorizing the state superintendent to withhold payments from a private school participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program if the private school is in arrears or default in contractual payments.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/15/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 41
Senate Bill 41
Relating to: indoor environmental quality in public and private schools.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 96

None
Notification Date
9/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 372
Senate Bill 372
Relating to: using the results of standardized examinations to evaluate teachers and requiring the development of a teacher evaluation plan to be a mandatory subject of collective bargaining.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 60

None
Notification Date
11/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
2/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public Instruction: General School Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids

Notification Date
2/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

discussions of possible expansion of parent choice
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
discussions of possible expansion of parent choice

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/13/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Mayoral takeover of Milwaukee Public Schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mayoral takeover of Milwaukee Public Schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Accountability Measures for the MPCP co-sponsorship memo, as circulated by Rep. Sinicki and Sen. Lehman.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Accountability Measures for the MPCP co-sponsorship memo, as circulated by Rep. Sinicki and Sen. Lehman.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/7/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislative Audit Bureau report on the School Choice Demonstration Project
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Audit Bureau report on the School Choice Demonstration Project

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/18/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 3719/1 - the Quality Teachers for Every Student Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3719/1 - the Quality Teachers for Every Student Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/11/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 3284 School Choice Parent Right to Know Reports
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3284 School Choice Parent Right to Know Reports

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/13/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 3483 School Transcripts Protection Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3483 School Transcripts Protection Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/13/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Directing the Legislative Audit Bureau to administer a study of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Directing the Legislative Audit Bureau to administer a study of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/19/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Governor Doyle's Milwaukee Education Plan as it specifically relates to the MPCP.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor Doyle's Milwaukee Education Plan as it specifically relates to the MPCP.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/19/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$7,638.91
2009
July - December
$913.57
2010
January - June
$1,204.92
2010
July - December
$493.74
Total $10,251.14
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
66.50
2009
July - December
7.05
2010
January - June
9.30
2010
July - December
2.00
Total 84.85
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
182.00
2009
July - December
1.00
2010
January - June
1.50
2010
July - December
0.50
Total 185.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: indoor environmental quality in public and private schools.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: indoor environmental quality in public and private schools.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: using the results of standardized examinations to evaluate teachers and requiring the development of a teacher evaluation plan to be a mandatory subject of collective bargaining.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: authorizing the state superintendent of public instruction to direct a school district to implement a new curriculum or instructional design, make personnel changes, or adopt accountability measures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
55 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
98 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 90 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
45 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
100 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures