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DPI will hold hearing on proposed rules related to SLP licensing and educator preparation programs

Wednesday, November 25, 2020


DPI Media Line, (608) 266-3559
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will hold an administrative rules hearing to accept public testimony on proposed changes to permanent rules related to educator licensing.
The proposed rules seek to amend Wis. Admin. Code sec. PI 34, related to the following:
  • Clearinghouse Rule 20-070, amending PI 34 relating to speech and language pathologist licenses. This proposed rule specifies a pathway for licensees who hold a tier I speech-language pathologist license to become eligible for a tier II license, and makes technical changes to the rule to conform the rule’s terminology with current terminology for speech-language pathologists.
  • Clearinghouse Rule 20-071, amending PI 34 relating to relating to alternative completion standards for educator preparation programs. This proposed rule addresses the prohibition that no more than 10 percent of the cohort of students completing an educator preparation program may be measured using alternative measures of performance while maintaining high standards in the use of each alternative measure.
The DPI will hold the public hearing by teleconference only. Additional information on attending is provided below. Written comments received no later than the date of the hearing will be given the same consideration as testimony presented at the hearing.
Copies of the proposed rules are available on the department's Administrative Rules webpage or the Wisconsin Legislature Rules site. Written comments may be made via the legislature’s webpage for submitting public comment. Questions or additional testimony may be sent by email to the department’s administrative rules coordinator, or sent by U.S. mail to Carl Bryan, administrative rules coordinator, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.
WHAT: Public hearing on proposed changes to permanent rules
WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020; 2:30-4 p.m.
WHERE: Conference call only; Phone number: 608-620-9781; Conference ID: 520 961 384#

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