The Wisconsin Seal of Biliteracy (SBL) is awarded to graduating high school students in districts with a Department of Public Instruction-approved program, who have demonstrated advanced achievement in in bilingualism, biliteracy, and sociocultural competence in two or more languages.
Digital Seal of Biliteracy Certificates Endorsed by State Superintendent
A student who meets Wisconsin Seal of Biliteracy Program completion criteria is eligible for a Seal of Biliteracy certificate from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Coordinators, in schools with DPI-approved SBL programs, are asked to send the names of qualifying students, along with their language(s), assessment(s) and scores to SBL@dpi.wi.gov. A digital certificate will be sent to coordinators for local distribution to qualifying Biliterate Scholars. Please allow two-three weeks for processing. Thank you for supporting language, intercultural and global learning in your school community!
School Communities/Districts Authorized to Implement the Wisconsin Seal of Biliteracy
Abbotsford, Beloit, DeForest, La Crosse, Madison, Menasha Joint, Milwaukee, Sheboygan Falls, Verona, Waukesha
Districts implementing the Wisconsin Seal of Biliteracy Program may also have an interest in promoting global learning through the Global Scholars Program.