PI 34.012(1)(a) (a) CESA.
PI 34.012(1)(b) (b) Community-based organization.
PI 34.012(1)(c) (c) Institution.
PI 34.012(1)(d) (d) Non-profit organization.
PI 34.012(1)(e) (e) Private enterprise.
PI 34.012(1)(f) (f) School.
PI 34.012(1)(g) (g) School district.
PI 34.012(2) (2)“SCD” means a subunit of an institution, such as a school, college, division, or department, which is responsible for overseeing the institution's educator preparation programs.
PI 34.012 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.013 PI 34.013Organization and administration of educator preparation programs.
PI 34.013(1) (1)SCD authority. If an entity is an institution, it shall ensure the SCD is clearly identified and has the responsibility, authority, and personnel to develop, administer, evaluate, and revise each educator preparation program at the entity.
PI 34.013(2) (2)Written policies. An entity shall have policies on all of the following:
PI 34.013(2)(a) (a) Faculty selection, promotion, and tenure.
PI 34.013(2)(b) (b) Faculty teaching loads.
PI 34.013(2)(c) (c) Faculty professional development opportunities.
PI 34.013(2)(d) (d) Community service expectations.
PI 34.013(3) (3)Resources and facilities. If an entity is an institution, it shall do all of the following:
PI 34.013(3)(a) (a) Ensure the SCD has adequate resources to support teaching by faculty and scholarship by students.
PI 34.013(3)(b) (b) Ensure the SCD has sufficient facilities, equipment, and budgetary resources to fulfill its mission and offer quality programs.
PI 34.013(3)(c) (c) Ensure that the SCD involves constituent groups from the local community in the development, evaluation, and revision of any educator preparation program.
PI 34.013 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.014 PI 34.014Faculty.
PI 34.014(1)(1)Recruitment of faculty. The entity shall recruit, hire, and retain a diverse educator preparation faculty.
PI 34.014(2) (2)Faculty qualifications. An entity's faculty who teach in educator preparation programs shall meet all of the following requirements:
PI 34.014(2)(a) (a) Have preparation specifically related to their assignment, hold an advanced degree, and demonstrate expertise in their assigned area of responsibility.
PI 34.014(2)(b) (b) Be knowledgeable about the current elementary, middle, and secondary curriculum, Wisconsin academic standards, practices, requirements, technology, and administrative practices that are appropriate to their assignment.
PI 34.014(2)(c) (c) Be actively engaged in professional practice with prekindergarten through grade 12 schools, professional organizations, and other education-related endeavors at the local, state, or national level.
PI 34.014(2)(d) (d) If the faculty member supervises pre-student teachers, practicum students, student teachers, or interns, the faculty member shall have at least 3 years of teaching, pupil services, or administrative experience or the equivalent, as approved by the state superintendent, in prekindergarten through grade 12 settings.
PI 34.014(2)(e) (e) If the faculty member is responsible for the leadership or coordination of the educator preparation program, the faculty member shall hold a minimum of a master's degree, its equivalent, or higher degree in the principal discipline of the program, as determined by the state superintendent.
PI 34.014(3) (3)Work load. The entity shall have workload policies which ensure faculty in educator preparation program have the time and resources to promote effective teaching and promote student learning, including advising, scholarship, and service.
PI 34.014(4) (4)Professional development. The entity shall provide the resources, time, and opportunities for all faculty to engage in professional development to enhance intellectual and professional vitality.
PI 34.014(5) (5)Staffing. The SCD shall have sufficient numbers of full-time faculty to teach in educator preparation programs to ensure consistent quality and delivery of programs.
PI 34.014 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.015 PI 34.015Facilities, technology, instruction resources, and support. If an entity is an institution, it is shall ensure the SCD has the following:
PI 34.015(1) (1)Facilities. Adequate classrooms, laboratories, offices, and workspace with current technology, equipment, and supplies necessary to fulfill the mission of the SCD.
PI 34.015(2) (2)Instructional resources. Adequate instructional resources to support the teaching and learning needs of each educator preparation program.
PI 34.015(3) (3)Technology. Sufficient current educational technology to ensure students have access to and can use current educational technology in instructional settings. Education technology includes specialized equipment used for teaching.
PI 34.015 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.016 PI 34.016Student services.
PI 34.016(1)(1)Advising resources. The entity shall ensure all students have access to and are provided sufficient information and resources on student services to allow each student to successfully complete the educator preparation program. The information and resources shall include all of the following:
PI 34.016(1)(a) (a) Personal, professional, and career counseling.
PI 34.016(1)(b) (b) Career information.
PI 34.016(1)(c) (c) Tutoring.
PI 34.016(1)(d) (d) Job placement assistance.
PI 34.016(2) (2)Student support services. The entity shall provide each student, upon entry and throughout the educator preparation program, with an advisor and written information describing the requirements of the educator preparation program.
PI 34.016(3) (3)Student records. The institution shall maintain a cumulative record of each student enrolled in an educator preparation program. The record shall contain all of the following:
PI 34.016(3)(a) (a) A transcript.
PI 34.016(3)(b) (b) A written evaluation of each field experience completed by the student during the clinical program.
PI 34.016(3)(c) (c) Documentation that the student met the standards under subch. II.
PI 34.016 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.017 PI 34.017Program performance. The entity shall annually evaluate and report to the department all of the following:
PI 34.017(1) (1)The pass rate of individuals who completed the educator preparation program in the previous school year on the teacher licensure assessments required under ch. 118, Stats.
PI 34.017(2) (2)Program modifications related to content or assessments.
PI 34.017(3) (3)The performance of individuals who completed the educator preparation program in the previous school year in obtaining employment with a Wisconsin school or school district.
PI 34.017 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.018 PI 34.018Student recruitment, admission, and retention.
PI 34.018(1)(1)Diversity. The entity shall create, submit to the department, and implement a written plan and provide sufficient resources to recruit, admit, and retain a diverse student body.
PI 34.018(2) (2)Admissions. The entity shall establish standards for admission, including requiring a background check prior to admission to an educator preparation program.
PI 34.018(3) (3)General education program. The entity shall require a general education program as part of a bachelor's degree program or higher.
PI 34.018(4) (4)Completion standards. The entity shall establish standards for completing each educator preparation program as follows:
PI 34.018(4)(a) (a) For educator preparation programs that do not require a master's degree, one of the following:
PI 34.018(4)(a)1. 1. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
PI 34.018(4)(a)2. 2. Evidence other than grade point average by entities that use alternative measures of performance are in place. The measures shall be approved by the state superintendent. No more than 10 percent of the cohort of students completing the educator preparation program may be measured using this subdivision.
PI 34.018(4)(b) (b) For educator preparation programs at the post-baccalaureate level, one of the following:
PI 34.018(4)(b)1. 1. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
PI 34.018(4)(b)2. 2. Evidence other than grade point average by entities that use alternative measures of performance are in place. The measures shall be approved by the state superintendent. No more than 10 percent of the cohort of students completing the educator preparation program may be measured using this subdivision.
PI 34.018(4)(c) (c) For all educator preparation programs, the proficiency level for the knowledge, dispositions, and performances that substantiate competence in the standards under subch. II. Student proficiency levels shall be accessed through multiple measures over time and culminate in assessment during student teaching, internships, or practicums.
PI 34.018 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.019 PI 34.019Conceptual framework. Each educator preparation program shall have a conceptual framework. The conceptual framework shall describe how the educator preparation program meets the requirements under ss. PI 34.020 to 34.024.
PI 34.019 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751 eff. 7-1-18; correction made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register May 2018 No. 751.
PI 34.020 PI 34.020Performance based program.
PI 34.020(1) (1)Educator standards. An educator preparation program's conceptual framework shall be performance-based and identify how the educator preparation program will meet the educator standards under subch. II by doing one of the following:
PI 34.020(1)(a) (a) Adopting the educator standards under subch. II as written or modify the standards to reflect the missions, vision, and philosophy of the educator preparation program. The entity may adopt additional standards beyond the standards under subch. II.
PI 34.020(1)(b) (b) Identifying where the standards under subch. II are integrated within the educator preparation program if the entity chooses to develop its own program approval standards.
PI 34.020(2) (2)Performance tasks. The conceptual framework shall identify the performance tasks within the educator preparation program. The performance tasks shall do all of the following:
PI 34.020(2)(a) (a) Be specific and based on research of best practices in education.
PI 34.020(2)(b) (b) Include the content of each standard adopted under sub. (1).
PI 34.020(2)(c) (c) Demonstrate mastery of each standard.
PI 34.020(2)(d) (d) Be measurable over time.
PI 34.020 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.021 PI 34.021Assessment system. An educator preparation program's conceptual framework shall contain a system to assess the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of students based on the standards under subch. II. The assessments shall meet all of the following requirements:
PI 34.021(1) (1)Be measured using each of the following categories:
PI 34.021(1)(a) (a) Communication skills.
PI 34.021(1)(b) (b) Human relations and professional dispositions.
PI 34.021(1)(c) (c) Content knowledge for subject area programs. The content knowledge shall be assessed by the student meeting one of the following requirements:
PI 34.021(1)(c)1. 1. Having a cumulative grade point average of not less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for courses in the subject area or position.
PI 34.021(1)(c)2. 2. Having a passing score on a standardized test approved by the state superintendent.
PI 34.021(1)(c)3. 3. Completing a content-based portfolio designed by the educator preparation program.
PI 34.021(1)(d) (d) Pedagogical knowledge.
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