The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families is responsible for licensing day cares and day care staff. Please see https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/cclicensing for more information. The one exception is for 4K teachers who are teaching at a community-based 4K program in partnership with a public school district. These teachers must hold an Early Childhood or PK teacher license.
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Day Care Licensing
DPI is currently receiving a high volume of contacts for assistance. The three most commonly asked questions and their answers are below: