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Institute of Professional Educator Development (IPED)

The Educator Preparation Program is a crucial element of a larger vision –that of creating a regional 21st century learning community in southeastern Wisconsin, one that can meet the challenges posed by globalization, the IT revolution, resource constraints, and the need to build human capacity for innovation and development. UW-Parkside and the Institute of Professional Educator Development (IPED) are key partners in achieving this vision through the creation and implementation of a regional, responsive system of educator development. For the individual person, entry into the system begins from the moment a person decides "I want to be an educator" through the lifespan of their career.

As a leader in this endeavor, Parkside created, in collaboration with partners in the civic, education, and business sectors of the community, the Educator Preparation Program within IPED. The process of designing and implementing IPED demonstrates our commitment to provide "high quality academic programs rooted in the tradition of a liberal education in the arts, sciences and professions, responsive to the occupational, civic and cultural needs of the region, and actively seek the continued input of all stakeholders" (UW-Parkside Mission, 2010). IPED is the heart of educator development for the region. Through our programs, projects, and initiatives, we touch all learners in southeastern Wisconsin, preparing them to be successful in their professional, civic, and personal lives.

Contacts in the Educator Preparation Program:

Denise Hancock,
Director of Certification and Assessment

Licensure Inquiries

Add-on Licensure

Out-of-State Licensure

Student Services


Transfer Course Requests

LiveText Administrator

Student Concerns & Complaints


Annie Grugel,
Chair of Educator Preparation
& Assistant Professor
Curriculum & Instruction

EDU Course Information

Clinical Program


In Process of Hiring, Advisor
Contact Denise Hancock at this time

Advising Appointments

New Student Questions

Transfer Student Inquiries

Prospective Student Inquiries


Tracy Hribar,
Clinical Program Coordinator

Clinical Program Placements

Cooperating Teacher Contact

University Supervisor Contact

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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