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The Wisconsin Seal of Biliteracy

icon of certificateThe Wisconsin Seal of Biliteracy is awarded to graduating high school students in districts with a Department of Public Instruction-approved program, who have demonstrated advanced achievement in bilingualism, biliteracy (in two or more languages), and sociocultural competence by successfully participating in district-approved pathways.



The Department of Public Instruction is currently updating the Seal of Biliteracy application and guidance document. During this time, we will not be processing new Seal of Biliteracy applications from June 25, 2018 - October 2018.

The window for accepting applications for the Seal of Biliteracy will open on November 1, 2018.

Check back here for the application and guidance document in November 2018.


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For questions about this information, contact Maureen Purcell (608) 267-9235