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Important Notice

 

Educators with an invalidated Life or Lifetime license have until December 31st to revalidate their license.  Upon approval of the $45 Request Background Check - Lifetime Licensee [5900] application, the Lifetime license will be revalidated just as if the educator completed the application before June 30th. Educators will have until December 31st to complete this application for their license to be revalidated. 

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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.