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Background Check to Maintain Lifetime Licenses Outages

The application for educators to maintain their lifetime licenses will be unavailable from 01/01/2020 until 01/09/2020. This will allow DPI to follow...

Special Education and FORT - Act 44 Changes

Wisconsin Act 44 directed the Department of Public Instruction to create a process that alters the Foundations of Reading Test (FORT) requirement for...

License Based on Reciprocity - Act 43 Changes

Wisconsin Act 43, which was signed into law on Friday, November 22, has directed the Department of Public Instruction to grant provisional licenses...

Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute and Statutory Stipulation

The 23rd Annual Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute (AISSI) will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to Friday, August 2,...

Background Check Maintenance Window

Educators with a Life or Lifetime license who had not completed the required Request Background Check - Lifetime Licensee [5900] application by 11:59...

ELO Year End Scheduled Maintenance

The Educator Licensing Online (ELO) system will be down for year-end, scheduled maintenance starting at 11 PM on Sunday, June 30th (6/30/2019) and...

Life/Lifetime Background Check Application Deadline

Who - For educators who need to complete a background check with DPI during the 2019 year, you must have an application completed by 11:59 PM on June...

Publication of Emergency Rule 1909

Emergency Rule 1909, an emergency rule to clean-up the changes to PI 34, has gone into effect as of April 14, 2019. Below are some of the proposed...

License with Stipulations and One-Year Administrator Licenses

The last date one can submit an application for all One-Year or Three-Year License with Stipulations and One-Year Board-Requested Administrator...

Last Background Check Date on License Lookup

At DPI we are consistently looking to help our Wisconsin Educators. We have added additional functionality to License Lookup to show the Last...

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