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Important Notice


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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On this page, you will find information about: pathways to licensure; educator demand; supply and shortage in Wisconsin; and, information about Educator Preparation Programs trends.

Approved Preparation Pathways to Licensure

Here you can find information about Wisconsin Pathways to Licensure

Educator Shortage Data

Here you can find information about the subject areas and locations in which emergency permits/licenses are issued

Educator Preparation Program Input

Here you can find information about how Educator Preparation Programs organize their programs

Educator Pipeline Data

Here you can find information and graphics demonstrating how educators earn their licensure

Educator Supply Data

Here you can find information about past trends in educator staffing

Other Resources


Need additional data not found on this page? You can make a general data request on this DPI webpage:

You may make a data request for WISEdata (student data, school finance data, teacher licensing data, school performance data, and agency data ) on this DPI webpage: