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Application for Lifetime License Now Available for Provisional license holders

08/17/2018
If you already hold a Lifetime license please DO NOT use this application. If you are unsure whether you hold a Lifetime License, you can check by...

License Based on Content Test (LBCT) Changes under new PI-34

08/07/2018
A new version of PI 34, the administrative rule that governs educator preparation and licensing, went into effect August 1, 2018. This new version of...

License Based on Reciprocity Changes

07/30/2018
Due to changes in PI 34 (see the PI 34 Revisions Completed blog post for more information) the License Based on Reciprocity will now be a renewable...

Life Licenses Issued Pre-1983

07/27/2018
Prior to July 1, 1983, Life licenses were issued to individuals who taught for six full semesters in a Wisconsin school district while holding a...

NEW Requirements for Short-Term Substitute Permit

07/26/2018
The August 1st publication of revised PI 34 includes several changes to the requirements of the Short-Term Substitute Permit. The changes are...

NEW Requirements for Special Education Program Aides

07/25/2018
Due to changes in PI 34 (see the PI 34 Revisions Completed blog post for more information), the eligibility requirements for Special Education...

PI 34 Revisions Completed

07/23/2018
The rewrite of PI 34, the administrative rule that governs educator preparation and licensing, has passed through the last required legislative...

UWO Library Media Initial Licensure Program Approved

07/05/2018
UW-Oshkosh's initial licensure program for Library Media Specialist was approved.  UW-Oshkosh will offer this license program at the post-...

ELO Year End Maintenance 6-30-2018

06/28/2018
The Educator Licensing Online (ELO) system will be down for year-end maintenance starting Saturday June 30th at 11 PM central time. ELO will be back...

Background Checks for Lifetime Licenses

06/26/2018
Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has completed the conversion to Lifetime licensure. At this time, DPI is working on the process and...