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The following includes the contact information for private colleges or universities in Wisconsin that offer educator preparation programs approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Program Information


Alverno College, Milwaukee

Mary Staten, Certification Officer

(414) 382-6268

Beloit College, Beloit

Jingjin Lou, Certification Officer

(608) 363-2078

Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee

Nathan Karst, Certification Officer

(414) 410-4331

Contact: Freda Russell

Carroll University, Waukesha

Kimberly Hofkamp, Certification Officer

(262) 524-7128

Carthage College, Kenosha

Kathleen Barca, Certification Officer

(262) 551-2375

Concordia University, Mequon

Gary Petersen, Dean of School of Education

(262) 243-4548

Edgewood College, Madison

Deborah Stamler, Certification Officer

(608) 663-3216

Lakeland College, Sheboygan

Kristi Vogel, Certification Officer

(920) 565-1519

Lawrence University, Appleton

Stewart Purkey, Certification Officer

(920) 832-6714

Maranatha Baptist University, Watertown


William Licht, Certification Officer

(920) 206-2341

Marian University, Fond du Lac

Teri Durkin, Certification Officer

(920) 923-8526

Marquette University, Milwaukee

Kirsten Lathrop, Certification Officer

(414) 288-7375

Terry Burant, Director of Teacher Education

(414) 288-1432

Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee

Ruth Barratt, Certification Officer

(414) 277-2230

Dan Pavletich, Associate Director

(414) 277-2486

Mount Mary University, Milwaukee

Cynthia Keller, Certification Officer

(414) 256-1214, ext. 313

Northland College, Ashland

Annette Nelson, Certification Officer

(715) 682-1673

Ripon College, Ripon

Jean Ridgen - Director of Teacher Education

(920) 748-8698

Silver Lake College, Manitowoc

Michael Dunlap, Dean

(920) 686-6370

St. Norbert College, DePere

Reid Riggle, Certification Officer

​(920) 403-3065

Viterbo University, LaCrosse

Ted Wilson, Associate Dean, College of Education, Science and Mathematics

(608) 796-3656

Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee

Alan Bitter, Certification Officer

(414) 443-8565

Note for IHEs and certification officers: Please use the PI-1604 EPP Contact Form for changes in information above.