Eligibility

With the exception of School Counseling, candidates for a post-baccalaureate educator certification through the University of Wisconsin-Stout must hold an educational degree from an accredited institution and be eligible for, or hold, at least one PK-12 teaching license.

The following post-baccalaureate educator certifications have additional eligibility requirements:

    Adaptive Education - requires eligibility for a Wisconsin PK-12 education license

    Career and Technical Education Coordinator - for DPI licensure in this area, candidates must complete a master's degree and a portfolio in addition to all SOE requirements

    Early Childhood-Middle Childhood Education - requires eligibility for a Wisconsin education early childhood license level 70 and successful completion of Praxis II test 10014

    Instructional Technology Coordinator – at the time of application for DPI licensure, candidates must have three years of successful full-time classroom teaching at any of the grades at the early childhood through adolescence level OR three years of successful experience as a school counselor, a school psychologist, or a school social worker, which includes evidence of at least 540 hours of successful classroom teaching experience.  Additionally, candidates must complete an education-related master's or Education Administration master's degree.

    Reading Teacher - must have completed a minimum of two years of teaching experience by the time requirements are completed for licensure endorsement

    Early Childhood Special Education - requires eligibility for a Wisconsin education early childhood license level 70 and successful completion of the Praxis II test 10014

Teacher candidates without a prior education degree and eligibility for at least one PK-12 teaching license must complete an education degree with the certification requirements.