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American Indian Language and Culture Education Licenses

Any school enrolling American Indian students may choose to establish an American Indian Language and Culture Education (AILCE) Program designed to make the curriculum more relevant to the needs, interests, and cultural heritage of American Indian students.

Components may include instruction in language, literature, history, and culture; staff training; and vocational education. Such programs must have a parental advisory committee. Additional information on AILCE program requirements is found in Wis. Stats. Ch. 115, Subch. IV.

STAFF: State law includes provisions for certification of school staff working in American Indian Language and Culture Education. Licenses are available for:facts

Chapter PI 34 of the Administrative Code, Subchapter IX, sections 34.34 (7) - (9) describes eligibility criteria for each license. Verification of the required knowledges and competencies is typically verified by the appropiate tribal education department. Licensure Rules

For questions about this information, contact David O'Connor (608) 267-2283