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Educators with an invalidated Life or Lifetime license have until December 31st to revalidate their license.  Upon approval of the $45 Request Background Check - Lifetime Licensee [5900] application, the Lifetime license will be revalidated just as if the educator completed the application before June 30th. Educators will have until December 31st to complete this application for their license to be revalidated. 

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Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute and Statutory Stipulation

07/08/2019
The 23rd Annual Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute (AISSI) will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to Friday, August 2,...

Background Check Maintenance Window

07/01/2019
Educators with a Life or Lifetime license who had not completed the required Request Background Check - Lifetime Licensee [5900] application by 11:59...

ELO Year End Scheduled Maintenance

06/27/2019
The Educator Licensing Online (ELO) system will be down for year-end, scheduled maintenance starting at 11 PM on Sunday, June 30th (6/30/2019) and...

Life/Lifetime Background Check Application Deadline

06/21/2019
Who - For educators who need to complete a background check with DPI during the 2019 year, you must have an application completed by 11:59 PM on June...

Publication of Emergency Rule 1909

04/16/2019
Emergency Rule 1909, an emergency rule to clean-up the changes to PI 34, has gone into effect as of April 14, 2019. Below are some of the proposed...

License with Stipulations and One-Year Administrator Licenses

04/05/2019
The last date one can submit an application for all One-Year or Three-Year License with Stipulations and One-Year Board-Requested Administrator...

Last Background Check Date on License Lookup

03/28/2019
At DPI we are consistently looking to help our Wisconsin Educators. We have added additional functionality to License Lookup to show the Last...

Tools to help to determine if you need to submit a background check application

03/26/2019
At DPI we are consistently looking to help our Wisconsin Educators. We have created a few new web tools that will support educators who hold Lifetime...

Background Check to Maintain Lifetime License Available 01/02/2019

12/28/2018
Wis. Admin Code s. PI 34.041 (4) requires educators who hold a valid Lifetime license to submit a request to the department to have a new background...

Tiered Licensing Structure

11/12/2018
The recent repeal and recreation of PI 34 created a tiered licensing structure.  DPI has created a one-page guide to explain the different licensing...