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Information For Local Educational Agencies

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.

Information for local educational agencies in Wisconsin, including school districts, charter schools, and Cooperative Educational Service Agencies (CESAs).

Licenses that Require Requests from Districts

  • Special Education Program Aide – License information for special education program aide.
  • Three-Year Substitute Permit – License information for short-term substitute teachers who did not complete an approved educator preparation programs.
  • One-Year Administrator License – License information for administrators who are hired before completing a state-approved educator preparation program in Administration.
  • License with Stipulations – License information for teachers and pupil services professionals who are assigned to work outside their licensure areas, or teachers and pupil services professionals who are hired before completing a state-approved educator preparation program.
  • Charter School Instructional Staff License – License information for teachers who are teaching at charter schools.

Licensing Resources

Promoting and Supporting the Profession

Professional Development Plan (PDP) Resources

Federal Grants and Requirements


  • WISEdash — where you can compare and explore statistics about Wisconsin public schools
  • Wisconsin Information Network for Successful Schools (WINSS) – Access to data analysis on student and school performance, best practices, and resources in school improvement including planning tools, professional development and community partnerships.