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Professional Development & Training

What Educator Effectiveness Looks Like in Wisconsin

Is EE really about helping educators in their profession? How much latitude do administrators and teachers have in setting up their work with the Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness System? This overview gives a sense of the way it works.



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Building a Foundation of Trust

One of the key principles of the learning-centered EE approach, a foundation of trust encourages educators to take risks and learn from mistakes. This brief online module provides details on EE processes that are opportunities and strategies for creating conditions of trust.

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Brief, self-guided overview of the WI EE System that provides baseline information for:


  • educators who are new to their profession, role, or the DPI model,

  • teachers or principals who are new to a district,

  • or anyone seeking a simple overview of the WI EE System.

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Principal Evaluation Rubric Training

A set of training modules designed to build a better understanding of the components of the Wisconsin Framework for Principal Leadership (WFPL) by analyzing the components within the context of typical work tasks for the principal or assistant principal.

It is recommended that this training is completed as an administrative team
to build a common understanding of the WFPL.


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LinkedIn Learning Professional Development
Learning Library

DPI is offering free access to a large library of professional development materials from LinkedIn Learning for educators currently employed in Wisconsin school districts and independent charter schools. This extensive library includes courses, videos, and other resources to help educators feel more effective, informed, and thrive in your work.

Interested Wisconsin educators can sign up for a free subscription at LinkedIn Learning Subscription Sign-Up. Subscribers will receive a confirmation email to activate the account.

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Evaluator Training, Certification, & Calibration

For the 2022–23 school year, DPI-model evaluators of teachers may fulfill initial certification or recertification requirements and calibration activity requirements by successfully completing DPI-provided materials and activities.

Need to certify or recertify?
Certification training may be completed at a time that works for the individual or facilitated locally. This tool is available for the 22-23 school year and replaces Teachscape. Certification and recertification through this tool is valid only for this school year. The training module takes approximately four (4) hours to complete.

See the 2022-23 Teacher Evaluation Training Protocol for details and registration to access the materials.

Need to calibrate?
See the 2022-23 Teacher Evaluation Evaluator Calibration Protocol for details on the calibration activity.