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Mandatory School District Reporting of Educator Misconduct

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.
 

Under circumstances outlined in Wis. Stat. 115.31 regarding license or permit revocation; reports; investigations, school district administrators are required to report to the state superintendent the name of a person employed by the educational agency who meets the statutorily-defined criteria in Wis. Stat. 115.31.

Districts may use the following form when submitting the report:

  • PI-1620: License Review Referral Form

Note

  • Educational agencies are required to include a complete copy of the licensee’s personnel file and all records related to any investigation of the licensee conducted by or on behalf of the educational agency when a referral to DPI is made - Wis. Stat. 115.31 (3).
  • Wisconsin open records law specifically allows the transfer of a record by the administrator of an educational agency to the state superintendent of public instruction – Wis. Stat. 19.356 (2)(d).
  • FERPA does not prohibit the release of the investigative materials to DPI, even if they contain student information.