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There have been many recent changes to licensure in statute and rule.  Please review the Latest Licensing News blog for updates on current licensing requirements.


Under Wis. Admin. Code PI 34, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction currently issues the following teaching licenses for specific grade ranges.  Licenses issued under previous Wis. Admin Code PI 34 may have been issued for different subjects and grade/developmental levels:

Licenses Grade Range
Early Childhood – Regular Education Birth-3
Early Childhood – Special Education Birth-3
Elementary and Middle School K-9
English and Language Arts 4-12
Mathematics 4-12
Computer Science 4-12
Science 4-12
Social Studies 4-12
Cross-categorical Special Education K-12
Agriculture Education PK-12
Art PK-12
Business Education PK-12
Dance PK-12
Deaf or Hard of Hearing PK-12
Family and Consumer Education PK-12
English as Second Language PK-12
French PK-12
German PK-12
Latin PK-12
Russian PK-12
Spanish PK-12
Other foreign languages PK-12
Health PK-12
Marketing Education PK-12
Music PK-12
Physical Education PK-12
Speech and Language Pathology PK-12
Technology Education PK-12
Theatre PK-12
Visual Impairment PK-12
Instructional Library Media Specialist PK-12


Seeking a Teacher License in Wisconsin?

Go to the Pathways to Licensure page to learn how to obtain your Wisconsin teacher license.


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