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Teacher Education, Professional Development, and Licensing

Please note: When an educator submits a complete and accurate renewal application before June 30th of the year in which his/her license expires, Wis. Stat. 227.51 (2) provides that the existing license does not expire until the DPI completes the processing of your renewal application.

Effective June 15th, 2017 WECAN will discontinue their online PDP service. To learn more about this transition see WECAN PDP Transition.

Letter to Districts about Emergency Licenses for 2016-2017 School Year

The PI-1624-EL: School District Request for Emergency License or Permit form for Emergency License Applications can be found here.

Letter to Districts about including edTPA parent video/audio release forms in districts registration process.

Valuable information about edTPA can be found here.

Talent Development Framework
Regional meetings for the Wisconsin Talent Development Framework were held in May to review data on educator shortage areas and help identify strategies to address these strategies. For more information, please visit

Note: We can no longer accept license applications for the 2015-2016 school year.

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