Public Policy Studies
Conta and Associates also has been retained
to conduct a significant number of public policy studies:
Affirmative action programs for the
fifteen-person project team which documented discriminatory
practices in the construction marketplace and recommended
a series of affirmative action procedures and programs to
satisfy evolving federal court decisions.
Master plan for Milwaukee Area Technical
Selected as a
project team leader to study the organizational structure
and programming of MATC and design a strategic planning process.
Career Education Curriculum Study for Milwaukee
Area Technical College and Milwaukee Public Schools
Retained by MPS
and MATC to design an integrated curriculum for MPS students
who are interested in pursuing occupational careers
EMS study for Milwaukee County
Retained by Milwaukee County to design and conduct a major
study of the emergency medical services (EMS) of Milwaukee
County and surrounding communities
Strategic plan for Milwaukee area hospitals
the Greater Milwaukee Committee and the Metropolitan Milwaukee
Association of Commerce to:
--Select and supervise a group of health care consultants
analyze the operational, management and board structure of
--Recommend a series of mergers, consolidations and service
Strategic planning process for Private Industry
Served as chairperson
of the Private Industry Council Strategic Planning Committee
and supervised the development of:
--PIC goals and objectives
--Requests for proposals
--Provider selection criteria
--Program monitoring procedures
--Evaluation reports and provider recommendations.
Revision of medical education programs within
Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin Medical
Selected as part
of a project team by the Wisconsin Department of Health and
Social Services to critically evaluate the educational missions
of the MCOW and University of Wisconsin Medical School and
recommend methods for reducing program duplication and establishing
areas of cooperative programming.
Organizational and fiscal management study
for 30th Street Industrial Corridor Corporation.
critically evaluate the governance structure and fiscal management
system of the ICC and recommend organizational changes.
Mid-Town Neighborhood Association
with a team of consultants who evaluated the governance, operational
performance and fiscal management system of the Mid-Town Neighborhood
Association and recommend board, staff and operational changes.
Governance system for Milwaukee Regional
Retained by MRMC
to critically review the organizational structure and objectives
of the four major members of the MRMC and recommend a new
system of shared governance.
Pre-school through grade 5 curriculum for
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Chairperson of state task force which:
examined primary educational curricula within Milwaukee
Public School system
series of educational intervention strategies to enhance
performance for low-achieving students
a financial funding formula based on performance
School to Work curriculum for Milwaukee Public
of MPS curriculum taskforce which designed a new School to
Work curriculum for MPS students:
--Critically reviewed existing programs in other urban school
--Prepared a series of working papers
--Supervised preparation of final task force proposal.
Non-point Pollution Program for Milwaukee
Retained by County
Executive of Milwaukee County to review non-point pollution
programs which were operative in other urban areas and recommend
a strategy which could be used by the County to design and
develop a pollution abatement program in Metropolitan Milwaukee.
In-service training program for teachers
in the Milwaukee Public School system.
Selected by MPS
to supervise a planning task force and designed a new in-service
training program for seventeen central city schools.
In addition, Conta and Associates has
provided research and assistance within the framework of several
Assisted the Joint Health Care Task Force in
developing various health care cost containment strategies.
Assisted Dental Insurance of Wisconsin in developing
integrated dental and medical plans.
Assisted Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc.
in developing policy studies.
Assisted the Center for Health Policy and Program
Evaluation in developing various health care assessment studies.
Assisted the Milwaukee Public School System
in redesigning its sexuality education programs.
Assisted the Milwaukee Public School System
in designing criteria to implement early intervention educational