Under Wis. Admin. Code PI 34, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction issues the following teaching licenses for specific grade ranges. Licenses issued under old rule will continue to have subjects and grade levels for the program(s) that the license holder earned at time of completion.
Seeking a Teacher License in Wisconsin?
Go to the Pathways to Licensure page to learn how to obtain your Wisconsin teacher license.
Unless otherwise specified, applicants for licenses in the category of teaching must have:
- Completed a state-approved educator preparation program in the licensure area. Unless otherwise specified, applicants for licenses in the category of teaching must have:
- A minimum of bachelor’s degree or the equivalent. Speech language and pathologist must have a master’s degree.
Supplementary Teaching License
The following licenses are issued as supplementary teaching licenses. Licenses in this category are issued for individuals who hold or are eligible to hold teaching licenses as listed above:
Educators seeking to obtain a supplementary teaching license must follow the initial teaching license pathway for information on completing a program that will lead to a specific license listed below please contact your educator preparation program.