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Choice Administrator Training and Access to OAS

Who can be a Choice administrator?

Each private school participating in the Choice programs must have a Choice administrator at all times.  They must have a username and password for the Online Application System (OAS) in order to submit required choice program reports.

The Choice administrator must be an owner of the private school or an individual appointed as the Choice administrator by the school’s governing body. The choice administrator must have at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or a teaching license or administrator license issued by the DPI. See the Staff Credentials Bulletin, available on our Program Bulletins webpage for more information.

What trainings and quizzes are required?

Choice administrators of private schools first participating in the Choice program and new Choice administrators of schools currently in the Choice program are required to read the Choice Program Requirements Training and successfully complete the Program Requirements quiz.  In addition, the new Choice administrator of a continuing Choice school must complete the OAS Access Trainings and the OAS Access Quiz.

If you are a new Choice administrator of a new Choice school, please see the Training and School Registration webpages for additional requirements.

1.  Program Requirements Training and Quiz

      a.  Required Choice Program Requirements Training

     b.  Required Choice Program Requirements Quiz

     c.  Optional Choice Program Requirements Quiz Questions PDF for printing

2. OAS Access Trainings and Quiz

New Choice administrators of continuing private schools are required to read the Online OAS Access Trainings (listed below), available at On Demand Training, and successfully complete the quiz (link below).

     a.  Required OAS Access trainings:

Training 7-1: OAS Overview
Training 8-1: Application Process Overview
Training 8-2: Residency Requirements
Training 8-3: Income Requirements
Training 8-4: Application Verification & Submission Process
Training 9-1: Payment Process, Pupil Count Report & Audit Overview
Training 9-2: Preliminary Enrollment Report
Training 9-3: 3rd Friday in September & 2nd Friday in January Count Reports
Training 10-1: Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP) Application Process

     b.  Required quiz for these trainings is at this link: Online Application System Access Quiz.

     c.  The document Online Application System Access Quiz Questions PDF for printing is a PDF version of the quiz questions. It may be printed and questions answered while reading the training and then the answers may be entered  in the electronic quiz form.

Note: The above trainings are part of a series of Choice program trainings available at On Demand Training. While the entire series of trainings is not required for Choice administrators to gain access to OAS, schools are welcome to review all of the trainings.

What form do I submit?

New Choice administrators of new Choice schools see the New Private School Registration webpage for instructions.

New Choice administrators of continuing Choice schools complete and submit the Choice Administrator Authorization and Update form, located on the School Submitted Reports and Forms webpage, indicating the training and quiz(es) have been completed.

How will Choice administrators receive OAS username and passwords?

OAS username(s) and password(s) will be emailed to the Choice administrator via kiteworks secure email.  It is extremely important that you save a copy of the attached letter(s) for future reference.  Passwords will not be provided over the phone.