Graduate Partnership Program

The School of Education and Human Services at Carroll University offers partnership opportunities to school districts throughout Wisconsin and beyond. These partnerships let your employees access a wide variety of high-quality programs in education geared to prepare the next generation of educators and district leaders.

With the Graduate Education Programs listed below, students affiliated with a District Partner receive a 15% tuition discount. 

Benefits of a Partnership

  • Student discount applicable to all of our graduate education programs
  • Some districts may want to start a “Grow Your Own” program through Carroll to address staffing challenges. A Grow Your Own Program can include:
    • Site-based classes and instruction (depending on cohort size and location).
    • Customizing practicum and field experiences with on-site supervisors.
    • Significant tuition discounts (greater than 15%)
    • Developing district in-house instructors and trainers.
    • Contact: Dr. Kathy Kramer,


Advanced Teaching & Learning Programs

Include Reading Teacher, Reading Specialist, ESL, Special Education, K-8 Math, and Instructional Coaching and Teacher Leadership. Certificate, licensure and masters degree options

Educational Leadership

Preparation for school and district leadership positions. licensure and masters degree options

Master of Arts in Teaching

Do you have a paraprofessional that is interested in becoming a teacher? Our Master of Arts in Teaching program is now included in our partnership program! This program prepares entry level educators for the classroom in either an Elementary and Special Education Track or a Secondary and ESL Track.

Current Partnerships

It's easy to become a partner and your district and educators will all receive the benefits. Please see below for our current list of partners.

School District Partners

Brown Deer School District
Burlington Area School District
Downtown Montessori Academy
Elmbrook School District
Franklin School District
Greenfield School District
Hamilton School District
School District of Jefferson
Johnson Creek School District
Kettle Moraine School District
Lake Geneva School District
School District of Menomonee Falls
Milwaukee Public School District
Mukwonago Area School District
Muskego Norway School District
School District of New Berlin
Oconomowoc Area School District
Oostburg School District
Pewaukee School District
Salam (Milwaukee)
Seton Catholic Schools
St. Francis School District
Sun Prairie Area School District
Swallow School District
Watertown Unified School District
School District of Waukesha
Wauwatosa School District
Whitnall School District

Learn More

Questions on how to apply or interested in learning how your school can become a district partner?
Contact our Graduate Studies Admission Counselor: 
Josh Hurlebaus
Phone: 262-524-7225

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