About Aisha

Aisha Carr, 4th District School Board candidate, currently serves as the Culturally Responsive Teacher Leader for the Milwaukee Public Schools District. Prior to serving in this capacity, Carr worked as an MPS Secondary Special Education Teacher and a Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee Community Learning Center Club Manager. Carr has experience in the areas of community organizing, educational policies and youth leadership and development.

School-Photo-ps-300.jpgAisha Carr, a Milwaukee native, currently serves as the Culturally Responsive Teacher Leader for Milwaukee Public School’s James Madison Academic Campus. Prior to serving in this capacity, Carr worked as a Secondary Special Education Teacher for MPS while completing her two-year commitment for Teach for America; the Community Learning Center (“CLC”) Manager for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee; and, Legislative Assistant for Former State Senator, Russell Feingold. During her time as a CLC Director, Carr had the privilege of serving over 300 youth in the Milwaukee community, developing educational youth serving programs to build character and leadership; career and college readiness skills; promote healthy lifestyles by creating health and life skills programming, in addition to intensive and content specific tutoring, community service and civic engagement opportunities and conflict resolution tactics including restorative practices.

676-ps300.jpgA single mother of a school-aged child, a first-generation, professional Graduate student, a product of foster-care and a single-father household, and lastly, a product of the public and private education sector, Aisha’s experiences and proven track record of success is an immediate result of her life’s story of pain, struggle, defeat, victories, education and success. Carr has devoted her entire professional career to the advancement of students of color, in the fight for racial and educational equity and justice. 

Carr is a proud graduate of Marian University (Fond Du Lac, WI) where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Social Work. Carr completed the Special Education Teacher certification at Cardinal Stritch University and is currently completing her practicum for her Graduate studies with the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she will earn her Graduate degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Carr’s graduate research is centered around Restorative Justice and the School-to-Prison pipeline.

Carr currently resides in Milwaukee, WI with her beautiful daughter, Harmoni-Imani.