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Post-Baccalaureate Licensure

The Alternative Route to Technology Education Licensure program has been deactivated indefinitely. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your inquiries into this program. 

UW-Parkside has a pathway for you if you are considering a career change or are currently teaching on an emergency license. Your educational practice and theory classes will be offered through Parkside. When you meet with a program administrator here at Parkside, we will ask that you provide unofficial transcripts and other relevant documentation upon request. 

If you are seeking post-baccalaureate licensure in elementary education, secondary education, or special education, or have a general inquiry regarding post-baccalaureate licensure, please contact our teacher education advisor, Pa Houa Yang, at yangp@uwp.edu. For all other areas or with certification inquiries, please contact our Certification Officer, Dana Ryan, at ryand@uwp.edu


Educator Preparation licensure programs are approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). These programs meet the requirements of Wisconsin's PI34 rules for Teacher Education Program Approval and Licenses.   

The following licensure programs are available through the Institute:

Elementary and Middle School (Grades K-9)

Elementary and Middle School license for teaching grades K-9. Must complete an assessment of content knowledge and pass the Foundations of Reading Test.

Early Adolescence-Adolescence

Secondary major for teaching grades 6-12. Must hold a Bachelor's degree in one of the following content majors:

  • Biological Science
  • Chemistry
  • English/Language Arts 
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
  • Sociology




Dana Ryan | (262) 595-2309 | ryand@uwp.edu

Dana Ryan 
Director, APD 
(262) 595-2309

Mary Henderson 
Program Assistant 
(262) 595-2180

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