PI 34.08(2) (2) The state superintendent may specify the number of years for the program to operate and shall require a plan of evaluation.
PI 34.08 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00.
PI 34.09 PI 34.09 Review and modification of rules.
PI 34.09(1) (1) The state superintendent shall review each section of this chapter at least once every 5 years to ensure that statutory requirements are being met through implementation of the rules. The professional standards council shall review and make recommendations regarding administrative rules to the state superintendent as specified under s. 115.425 (8), Stats.
PI 34.09(2) (2) The program approval process under s. PI 34.06 shall be reviewed at least once every 5 years.
PI 34.09 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00.
subch. IV of ch. PI 34 Subchapter IV — Institutional And Program Standards
PI 34.10 PI 34.10 Organization and administration of teacher education programs.
PI 34.10(1)(1) Organization support for teacher education. The institution shall insure the SCD is clearly identified and has the responsibility, authority, and personnel to develop, administer, evaluate, and revise all professional education programs.
PI 34.10(2) (2)Recognition of SCD's authority. The institution shall have policies which clearly identify selection, promotion, and tenure of faculty, teaching loads, faculty development opportunities, and institutional and community service expectations.
PI 34.10(3) (3)Resources and facilities for program operation.
PI 34.10(3)(a)(a) The institution shall insure the SCD has adequate resources to support teaching and scholarship by faculty and students.
PI 34.10(3)(b) (b) The institution shall insure the SCD has sufficient facilities, equipment and budgetary resources to fulfill its mission and offer quality programs.
PI 34.10(3)(c) (c) The SCD shall insure that constituent groups from the local community are involved in the development, evaluation and revision of all professional education programs.
PI 34.10 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00.
PI 34.11 PI 34.11 Faculty.
PI 34.11(1)(1) Recruitment of diverse faculty. The institution shall recruit, hire and retain a diverse teacher education faculty.
PI 34.11(2) (2)Faculty qualifications.
PI 34.11(2)(a)(a) Faculty who teach in initial and advanced programs leading to licensure shall have preparation specifically related to their assignment, hold an advanced degree and demonstrate expertise in their assigned area of responsibility.
PI 34.11(2)(b) (b) Faculty who teach in initial and advanced programs shall be knowledgeable about current elementary, middle, and secondary curriculum, practices, requirements, technology, and administrative practices appropriate to their assignment.
PI 34.11(2)(c) (c) Faculty who supervise pre-student teachers, practicum students, student teachers, or interns shall have at least 3 years of teaching, pupil services, or administrative experience or the equivalent as determined by the department in prekindergarten through grade 12 settings.
PI 34.11(2)(d) (d) Faculty who teach in an initial or advanced program shall 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 34.11(2)(e) (e) Faculty responsible for the leadership or coordination of initial or advanced programs leading to licensure must hold a minimum of a master's degree or its equivalent in the principal discipline of the program.
PI 34.11(3) (3)Promotion, load, and professional development.
PI 34.11(3)(a)(a) The institution shall have workload policies which insure all faculty who teach in initial and advanced programs have the time and resources to accommodate teaching, advising, research and scholarship, administration, committee work, supervision, and other institutional and community service activities.
PI 34.11(3)(b) (b) The institution shall provide the resources, time and opportunities for all faculty to engage in professional development to enhance intellectual and professional vitality.
PI 34.11(3)(c) (c) The SCD shall have sufficient numbers of full time faculty to teach in initial and advanced programs to insure consistent quality and delivery of programs.
PI 34.11 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 10-083: am. (2) (c) Register November 2010 No. 659, eff. 12-1-10.
PI 34.12 PI 34.12 Facilities, technology, instructional resources and support.
PI 34.12(1) (1) Facilities.
PI 34.12(1)(a)(a) The institution shall provide adequate classroom, laboratory, office and workspace which have current technology, equipment and supplies needed to fulfill the mission of the institution.
PI 34.12(1)(b) (b) The institution shall provide a library that serves as the primary resource center and adequately supports instruction, research, and services pertinent to the needs of professional education programs. Resources related to professional education shall be organized and indexed so faculty and students can easily identify, find and use them. The library shall provide up-to-date catalogs, indexes, directories and electronic information access tools.
PI 34.12(2) (2)Instructional resources.
PI 34.12(2)(a)(a) The institution shall maintain an instructional materials center that is accessible on a schedule approximating that of the main library which shall house instructional materials used in elementary, middle and high schools including sample textbooks, curriculum guides, tests, library books, periodicals, computer software and other teaching materials. These materials shall include print and non-print materials and teaching aids, and materials for the evaluation and assessment of learning, and the institution shall provide instruction in the construction and use of the materials.
PI 34.12(2)(b) (b) The institution shall provide sufficient qualified library and technical staff who have substantial knowledge of materials used in schools and school library media centers to support the library, the instructional materials collection, media and computer support services, and other instructional technology necessary to support the goals of the professional education programs.
PI 34.12(2)(c) (c) The institution shall ensure that students have access to and can use current educational technology in instructional settings. This shall include equipment such as computers, projectors, recorders and other specialized equipment used for teaching.
PI 34.12(3) (3)Review and purging. All resources shall be identifiable, relevant, accessible, and systematically reviewed by professional staff to make acquisition and purging decisions.
PI 34.12 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00.
PI 34.13 PI 34.13 Student services.
PI 34.13(1)(1) Advising resources and materials. The institution shall insure all students have access to and are provided information and resources on student services including personal, professional and career counseling, career information, tutoring, academic, and job placement assistance.
PI 34.13(2) (2)Student support services. The SCD shall insure all students, upon entry into and throughout the professional education program, will be provided with an advisor and written information describing the professional education program leading to licensure.
PI 34.13(3) (3)Student records.
PI 34.13(3)(a)(a) The institution shall maintain a cumulative record on each of its students enrolled in an approved program for license, and that record shall contain a transcript and written evaluations of field experiences completed during the clinical program.
PI 34.13(3)(b) (b) Each student shall have a portfolio of evidence that the standards in subch. II have been met. Institutions do not need to maintain a file copy of the portfolio.
PI 34.13(3)(c) (c) The institution, in collaboration with the department, shall systematically evaluate and report to the public graduate performance in obtaining employment in Wisconsin schools or school districts as well as graduate performance in advancing from the initial to professional educator license and master educator license after the first 5 years of employment.
PI 34.13 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00.
PI 34.14 PI 34.14 Student recruitment, admission and retention.
PI 34.14(1)(1) Diversity of students. The SCD shall create and implement an explicit plan with adequate resources to recruit, admit and retain a diverse student body as follows:
PI 34.14(1)(a) (a) The SCD shall establish standards for admission to initial programs that include all of the following:
PI 34.14(1)(a)1. 1. Student competency in communication skills, which includes computers and emerging technology, as determined through passing scores on standardized tests approved by the state superintendent, or through assessments designed and adopted by the SCD prior to admission to the programs.
PI 34.14(1)(a)2. 2. Other student program entry requirements such as letters of recommendation, specific courses completed within the program, prior experience with children, personal interviews, or background checks.
PI 34.14(1)(a)3. 3. A student cumulative grade point average of not less than 2.5 on a 4.0 scale on at least 40 semester credits of collegiate level course work for admission to initial programs, or a 2.75 on a scale of 4.0 in a bachelor's degree program for admission to advanced programs. Evidence other than grade point average may be approved by the state superintendent for use by colleges where alternative measures of performance are in place.
PI 34.14(1)(b) (b) Exceptions under par. (a) relating to the established passing scores on standardized tests or SCD designed or approved assessments, or the minimum cumulative grade point average may be granted to no more than 10% of the total number of students admitted to the initial or advanced programs for each admission period.
PI 34.14(2) (2)Student completion.
PI 34.14(2)(a)(a) The SCD shall establish standards for program completion at both the initial and advanced levels that include:
PI 34.14(2)(a)1. 1. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale for initial programs or a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for advanced programs. Evidence other than grade point average may be approved by the state superintendent for use by colleges where alternative measures of performance are in place.
PI 34.14(2)(a)2. 2. Exceptions to the minimum grade point average may be granted to no more than 10% of the total number of students completing professional education programs leading to licensure in each graduation period.
PI 34.14(2)(b) (b) The SCD shall ensure all students completing programs at both the initial and advanced level demonstrate the knowledge, dispositions, and performances that substantiate competence in the standards in subch. II at required exit level proficiency through multiple measures over time designed or adopted by the SCD culminating in assessment during student teaching, internships or practicums.
PI 34.14(2)(c) (c) The SCD shall ensure students in both initial and advanced programs are provided adequate educational program resources, advising, and information to successfully complete their program.
PI 34.14 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00.
PI 34.15 PI 34.15 Conceptual framework. Each SCD shall have a written conceptual framework included as part of the requirements under s. PI 34.06 (1). The conceptual framework shall be well defined, articulated, and defensible and shall include all of the following:
PI 34.15(1) (1) A performance-based professional education program representing the standards under subch. II. The standards shall be adopted to meet the requirements under par. (a) or (b), and the requirement under par. (c) as follows:
PI 34.15(1)(a) (a) Adopt the standards as written or modify the language to reflect the mission, vision, and philosophy of its own program. Additional standards that enhance or support the mission of the SCD and institution may be developed.
PI 34.15(1)(b) (b) Identify where the standards in subch. II are integrated within the program if the SCD chooses to develop its own program approval standards.
PI 34.15(1)(c) (c) Identify the performance tasks within the professional education program, which support each of the standards. The performance tasks shall meet all of the following requirements:
PI 34.15(1)(c)1. 1. The performance tasks shall be specific and grounded in research based on best practices in education.
PI 34.15(1)(c)2. 2. The performance tasks shall include the content of the standard.
PI 34.15(1)(c)3. 3. The performance tasks shall demonstrate mastery of the standard.
PI 34.15(1)(c)4. 4. The performance tasks shall be measurable over time.
PI 34.15(2) (2) Assessments of knowledge, skills and dispositions within a professional education program. Assessments shall meet all of the following requirements:
PI 34.15(2)(a) (a) Assessments shall be measured using the following 5 categories:
PI 34.15(2)(a)1. 1. Communication skills.
PI 34.15(2)(a)2. 2. Human relations and professional dispositions.
PI 34.15(2)(a)3. 3. Content knowledge for subject area programs that meet all of the following requirements:
PI 34.15(2)(a)3.a. a. Content knowledge shall be determined by passing scores on standardized tests approved by the state superintendent which shall include the state's model academic standards.
PI 34.15(2)(a)3.b. b. Content knowledge assessment shall be developed according to standards adopted by the state superintendent from recommendations by the professional standards council as required under s. 115.425, Stats., or standards adopted by the SCD using national standards, guidelines from learned societies or national organizations, or other recognized groups or organizations.
PI 34.15(2)(a)4. 4. Pedagogical knowledge.
PI 34.15(2)(a)5. 5. Clinical program.
PI 34.15(2)(b) (b) Assessments shall be developmental, multiple and measurable over time.
PI 34.15(2)(c) (c) Assessments shall be grounded in research based on best practices in education.
PI 34.15(2)(d) (d) Assessments shall identify levels of proficiency or other benchmarks that demonstrate student success.
PI 34.15(3) (3) A research base for the development of performance tasks and assessments.
PI 34.15(4) (4) Provisions that meet the following requirements, including those that meet statutory requirements identified under s. 118.19, Stats., which enable all students completing teacher preparation programs to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following:
PI 34.15(4)(a) (a) Cooperative marketing and consumer cooperatives for licenses in economics, social studies or agriculture.
PI 34.15(4)(b) (b) Environmental education including the conservation of natural resources for licenses in agriculture, early childhood, middle childhood to early adolescent, science and social studies.
PI 34.15(4)(c) (c) Minority group relations for all licenses including all of the following:
PI 34.15(4)(c)1. 1. The history, culture, and tribal sovereignty of American Indian tribes and bands located in Wisconsin.
PI 34.15(4)(c)2. 2. The history, culture and contributions of women and various racial, cultural, language and economic groups in the United States.
PI 34.15(4)(c)3. 3. The philosophical and psychological bases of attitude development and change.
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