Thank you for your inquiry regarding a new licensure area. The rules regarding teaching licensure in Wisconsin changed in August 2004. Licensed teachers will retain their current license and have the option of renewing it or developing a professional development plan (PDP) under the new licensing rules.
The following items give you a basic outline of the requirements for seeking additional licensure through Carroll University:
- Complete requirements for admission to the university.
- Complete Additional Licensure Candidate application form.
- Submit a copy of your current teaching license and official transcript.
- Complete any necessary courses with 2.75 GPA or better in the license field to receive endorsement from the academic department of the major or minor for certification and earn a "C" or better in all relevant courses (Requirements for #316 license require a minimum of "B" or better in relevant courses.).
- Take the appropriate PRAXIS II content test.
- Provide a portfolio to demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions as required by the 10 Wisconsin Teaching Standards.
- Complete a teaching practicum in the licensure area. Consideration for placements will be made on an individual basis.
- Upon completion of all the requirements, submit your application for licensure with the appropriate fee to the Education Office at Carroll University to obtain a recommendation for the new license.
Please access additional information at www.carrollu.edu/programs/education.
If you need additional clarification, contact Kim Hofkamp, director of clinical experience, firstname.lastname@example.org or Kay Maedke, director of education advising, email@example.com at Carroll University.