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Teaching Licenses

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 Wis. Admin. Code PI 34, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction issues the following teaching licenses for specific developmental level:

Licenses Developmental Level
Early Childhood – Regular Education EC
Early Childhood – Special Education EC
Early Childhood – Middle Childhood Regular Education EC-MC
Middle Childhood – Early Adolescence Regular Education MC-EA
Language Arts MC-EA, EA-A
Broad field Language Arts EA-A
English EA-A
Journalism EA-A
Speech Communication EA-A
Mathematics MC-EA, EA-A
Computer Science EA-A
Science MC-EA, EA-A
Broad field Science EA-A
Physical Science EA-A
Chemistry EA-A
Physics EA-A
Earth and Space Science EA-A
Life and Environmental Science EA-A
Biology EA-A
Environmental Studies EA-A
Social Studies MC-EA, EA-A
Broad field Social Studies EA-A
Geography EA-A
History EA-A
Political Science and Citizenship EA-A
Economics EA-A
Psychology EA-A
Sociology EA-A
Cross-categorical Special Education MC-EA, EA-A
Intellectual Disabilities MC-EA, EA-A
Emotional Behavioral Disabilities MC-EA, EA-A
Specific Learning Disabilities MC-EA, EA-A
Agriculture Education EC-A
Art EC-A
Business Education EC-A
Dance EC-A
Deaf or Hard of Hearing EC-A
Family and Consumer Education EC-A
English as Second Language EC-A
French EC-A
German EC-A
Latin EC-A
Russian EC-A
Spanish EC-A
Other foreign languages EC-A
Health MC-EA, EA-A
Marketing Education EC-A
General Music EC-A
Choral Music EC-A
Instrumental Music EC-A
Physical Education EC-A
Speech and Language Pathology EC-A
Technology Education EC-A
Theatre EC-A
Visual Impairment EC-A
Library Media Specialist EC-A


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


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