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Private School Choice Programs: Training and OAS Access

Training is available for anyone who wishes to learn more about the Private School Choice Programs. Please click your topic below or scroll down to view information.

    Training and Quizzes for New 2021-22 Choice Schools

     

    Choice administrators for new schools must complete the following training and quizzes (available on the Choice Administrator Training and Access to OAS webpage):
     
    • By January 15, Choice Program Requirements Training and Quiz (Online)
    • By January 29, Online Application System (OAS) Access Trainings and Quiz (Online)
     
    Also, In February or March, Fiscal Management Training* (coming soon for 2021-22 school year)
     
    Choice administrators for new schools that do not complete Program Requirements and OAS Access trainings and quizzes by the deadlines listed above will lose access to the OAS as of January 29, and will not be able to process Choice applications.
     
    Designees for new schools must complete the Online Application System (OAS) Access Trainings and Quiz (Online), available on the Designee Training and Access to OAS webpage.  In addition, designees must submit a Designee Authorization and Update form, located on our School Submitted Reports and Forms webpage, prior to gaining access.  New School designee access to OAS will be granted beginning in mid-January.
     
    *Choice administrators will receive an email after January 10 with information regarding registering for the Fiscal Management Training. The DPI strongly recommends that new schools have more than one representative who qualifies to serve as the school's Choice administrator complete the training. The Choice administrator must meet the educational credential requirement as described in the Staff Credentials Bulletin). In addition, new schools are not permitted to change Choice administrators prior to August 1, unless the individual has completed the required training, including the Fiscal Management Training.

    Training and Quizzes for New Choice Administrators at Existing Choice Schools
     

    New Choice administrators of schools currently participating in the Choice program must complete the trainings and quizzes listed on the Choice Administrator Training and Access to OAS and submit a Choice Administrator Authorization and Update Form, available on the School Submitted Reports and Forms webpage, to the DPI prior to receiving access to OAS.
     

    Training and Quizzes for New Designees at New and Existing Choice Schools

     
    Choice designees (individuals appointed by the Choice administrator to help process applications) must complete trainings and a quiz and submit a Designee Authorization and Update Form to the DPI prior to receiving access to OAS.  Information can be found on the Designee Training and Access to OAS webpage.

    Training for Any Choice School: On Demand Trainings
     

    See the On Demand Training page for a list of trainings that Choice school staff can complete for a refresher on the Choice program requirements or to learn more about the programs.