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WI Improvement Program (WIP) Important Dates & Drop-in Sessions

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

This fall the LEAD Team is pleased to announce a new system to process Wisconsin Improvement Program (WIP) internship requests and offer virtual support sessions.

NEW Streamlined Application Portal

The new streamlined application system features a customized online portal to view and submit intern requests and uses an electronic signature system.
As a result of this change, please be aware of the following important dates:

  • August 13, 2023 - The existing application portal will close.
  • August 24, 2023 - The new portal will go live. WIP is accepting Spring 2024 intern requests through December 15, 2023.

Virtual Drop-in Sessions

If you are interested in learning more about the Wisconsin Improvement Program, have questions about the intern request process, or need assistance navigating through the new online portal, connect through a virtual drop-in
session available on the dates listed below.

Drop-in sessions are available:

  • Thursday, August 17, 2023  1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2023  8:30am-9:30am
  • Thursday, September 21, 2023  1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2023  8:30am-9:30am
  • Thursday, October 19, 2023  1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2023  8:30am-9:30am
  • Thursday, November 16, 2023  1:00pm-2:00pm

For session connection information contact Beth Vander Grinten, Education Consultant, through the licensing online helpdesk.


How to Access the WIP Portal instructions
WIP Portal QuickStart Guide
WIP Handbook

Questions? Contact Beth Vander Grinten, Education Consultant, through the licensing online helpdesk.

Submit questions and comments about this information to the Licensing Online Help desk.