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Lifetime Licenses Created

Important Notice

As required in the 2017-18 state budget, conversion of current Professional and Master Educator licenses to Lifetime licenses is complete.  If you wish to print a copy of your Lifetime license, please follow the four numbered steps below:

  1. Access your ELO Account
  2. Navigate to the “Manage Your Existing Licenses” section of the Quick Start Menu
  3. Choose “Print license certificate” from the drop down menu and click “Go!”
  4. Based on your browser’s default behavior, a file will be available for you to open or download.
 

The Teacher Education, Professional Development and Licensing Team (TEPDL) supports educators, school districts, and educator preparation programs to ensure highly qualified and highly effective educators in Wisconsin schools. The TEPDL team supports educators across their career continuum, beginning from pre-service. The TEPDL team works with educator preparation programs to review and make program approval recommendations to ensure these programs are of the highest quality in preparing educators to enter our schools.

On an annual basis, the TEPDL team issues licenses for approximately 36,000 Wisconsin educators, and also answers a comparable number of questions regarding licensure. Additionally, the TEPDL team provides resources and support to school districts and educators.

The TEPDL team also works directly with school districts to support recruitment efforts and monitor the supply and demand of the Wisconsin educator workforce.