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PI 34.023(2)(a) (a) Is developmental in scope and sequence.
PI 34.023(2)(b) (b) Occurs in school settings.
PI 34.023(2)(c) (c) Meets the statutory requirements under s. 118.19 (3) (a), Stats.
PI 34.023(2)(d) (d) Provides the student opportunities to interact with and adapt instruction for children with disabilities.
PI 34.023(2)(e) (e) Assigns the student a cooperating teacher or team of cooperating teachers.
PI 34.023(2)(f) (f) Has one of the following durations:
PI 34.023(2)(f)1. 1. For educator preparation programs leading to the student's first license, the student teaching shall be for full school days for a full semester of the cooperating school.
PI 34.023(2)(f)2. 2. For educator preparation programs leading to the student obtaining an additional teacher license, the student teaching shall be for a duration determined by the educator preparation program to be necessary for the student to gain the necessary clinical experience for the additional license.
PI 34.023(2)(g) (g) Results in the student being able to demonstrate greater knowledge and understanding of the standards under s. PI 34.002, as demonstrated by the assessments required under s. PI 34.020.
PI 34.023(2)(h) (h) Evaluates each student's performance using all of the following:
PI 34.023(2)(h)1. 1. A minimum of 3 classroom observations, either in person or real-time virtual, by a program supervisor with relevant teaching experience. At least one observation shall be in person.
PI 34.023(2)(h)2. 2. At least 3 written evaluations of each student based upon classroom observations by the cooperating teacher or a supervisor approved by the educator preparation program. At least one written evaluation shall be done by the cooperating teacher. The procedures for the written evaluations shall include conferences with the student, cooperating teacher, and program supervisor. The student shall determine which evaluations are available to prospective employers. The written evaluations shall be kept as part of the student file required under s. PI 34.016 (3) (b).
PI 34.023(3) (3)Practicum program. For educator preparation programs leading to a pupil services or administrative license, the clinical program shall include supervised practicums in the area of licensure that meets all of the following requirements:
PI 34.023(3)(a) (a) Are developmental in scope and sequence.
PI 34.023(3)(b) (b) Results in the student being able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the standards under subch. II, as applicable.
PI 34.023(3)(c) (c) Evaluates each student's performance using all of the following:
PI 34.023(3)(c)1. 1. At least 2 written evaluations by the school-based supervisor for student-based observations. The written evaluations shall be kept as part of the student file required under s. PI 34.016 (3) (b).
PI 34.023(3)(c)2. 2. At least 2 written evaluations by the program supervisor. The written evaluations shall be kept as part of the student file required under s. PI 34.016 (3) (b).
PI 34.023(3)(c)3. 3. At least 2 conferences involving the school-based supervisor, the program supervisor, and the student.
PI 34.023(4) (4)Cooperating teachers and school-based supervisors. The clinical program may only use cooperating teachers and school-based supervisors who meet all of the following requirements:
PI 34.023(4)(a) (a) Holds a valid Wisconsin license, or an equivalent license if the clinical program is located outside of Wisconsin.
PI 34.023(4)(b) (b) Volunteered for an assignment as a cooperating teacher or school-based supervisor.
PI 34.023(4)(c) (c) Has at least 3 years of teaching experience, including one year of experience at the current place of employment, or at least 3 years of pupil services or administrator experience, including one year of experience at the current place of employment.
PI 34.023(4)(d) (d) Has completed training in the supervision of clinical students and the applicable standards under subch. II.
PI 34.023 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.024 PI 34.024 Educator preparation program evaluation. An educator preparation program's conceptual framework shall include the entity's follow-up plan to evaluate the performance of individuals who completed the educator preparation program. The plan shall include all of the following:
PI 34.024(1) (1)The methods the entity will use to obtain information from individuals who completed the program, employers, teachers, and other relevant individuals.
PI 34.024(2) (2)How the entity will use the information to assess the educator preparation program.
PI 34.024 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
subch. V of ch. PI 34 Subchapter V — License Stages
PI 34.025 PI 34.025 Definitions. In this subchapter:
PI 34.025(1) (1)“Applicant” means an individual applying for a license or permit under this subchapter.
PI 34.025(2) (2)“District administrator” means the district administrator of a school district or a designee.
PI 34.025(3) (3)“Out-of-state program” means an educator preparation program located in another state that is approved by the other state's education agency and leads to licensure in the state in which it is located.
PI 34.025 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.026 PI 34.026 General provisions.
PI 34.026(1)(1)Effective date.
PI 34.026(1)(a)(a) Except as provided under pars. (b) and (c), a license issued under this chapter is effective on July 1 of the year of issuance.
PI 34.026(1)(b) (b) Except as provided in par. (c), if an applicant completes an approved program after September 1, the effective date of the license is the date the applicant completed the program.
PI 34.026(1)(c) (c) If an applicant complete an approved program in December, the effective date of the license is January 1.
PI 34.026(1)(d) (d) A license issued under s. PI 34.028 (2) (d) shall have an effective date of January 1 if the school district requests the license for an assignment that occurs during the second semester of the school year.
PI 34.026(2) (2)Expiration date. A tier I license expires on June 30 of the last year of the license's term.
PI 34.026(3) (3)Tiers. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the state superintendent shall issue licenses using the following tiers:
PI 34.026(3)(a) (a) Tier I licenses, which authorize a license holder to practice in a limited area and are valid for a limited duration.
PI 34.026(3)(b) (b) Tier II licenses, which authorize a license holder to practice in a license area under subch. VI, VII, or VIII and are valid for a limited duration.
PI 34.026(3)(c) (c) Tier III licenses, which authorize a license holder to practice in a license area under subch. VI, VII, or VIII and have no expiration date.
PI 34.026(3)(d) (d) Tier IV licenses, which authorize a license holder to practice in a license area under subch. VI, VII, or VIII, have no expiration date, and may qualify an individual for a grant under ch. PI 37.
PI 34.026 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751 eff. 7-1-18; correction in (1) (a) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register May 2018 No. 751.
PI 34.027 PI 34.027 License application requirements; license areas. An applicant may apply for a license under this subchapter by submitting an application to the department. The applicant shall provide the applicant's home address to the department. For each license issued under this subchapter, the state superintendent shall assign a license area as follows:
PI 34.027(1) (1)For a teaching license, the state superintendent shall follow the requirements under subch. VI.
PI 34.027(2) (2)For a pupil services license, the state superintendent shall follow the requirements under subch. VII.
PI 34.027(3) (3)For an administrative license, the state superintendent shall follow the requirements under subch. VIII.
PI 34.027(4) (4)For additional or supplementary license areas, the state superintendent shall follow the requirements under subch. IX.
PI 34.027 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18.
PI 34.028 PI 34.028 Tier I, 1-year renewable license with stipulations.
PI 34.028(1)(1)Authorization. A license issued under this section authorizes the license holder to teach in the grade level and subject area of the license or work as a pupil services professional in the grade level and subject area of the license.
PI 34.028(2) (2)Eligibility. The state superintendent may issue a tier I license to an applicant who does not meet all of the requirements for a tier II, III, or IV license if the applicant meets one of the following:
PI 34.028(2)(a) (a) Approved program. The applicant has completed all of the coursework at an approved program and has a bachelor's degree but has not met all of the requirements for a tier II license.
PI 34.028(2)(b) (b) Intern. If the license is not for special education, the applicant is assigned to a school by an educator preparation program and all of the following occur:
PI 34.028(2)(b)1. 1. The educator preparation program recommends the applicant for licensure.
PI 34.028(2)(b)2. 2. The applicant is enrolled as a senior at a baccalaureate program or is enrolled in a post-baccalaureate program.
PI 34.028(2)(b)3. 3. The applicant will be supervised by an individual who is fully licensed in the specific license area of the internship or residency program.
PI 34.028(2)(c) (c) Out-of-state program. The applicant has completed an out-of-state program but has not met all of the requirements for a tier II license.
PI 34.028(2)(d) (d) School district need. The applicant is applying for a teaching license under this section and meets all of the following requirements:
PI 34.028(2)(d)1. 1. The applicant holds a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
PI 34.028(2)(d)2. 2. The applicant's employing school district conducted a search for a fully licensed candidate and no fully licensed candidates were acceptable for the assignment.
PI 34.028(2)(d)3. 3. The district administrator of the employing school district submitted a written request to the state superintendent on a form provided by the department. The written request shall certify that the search under subd. 1 was conducted and provide a justification for the school district's need.
PI 34.028(2)(e) (e) Speech and language pathologist. Notwithstanding par. (d), for a tier I license in speech and language pathology, the applicant holds a master's degree and a valid speech and language pathologist license issued by the department of safety and professional services.
PI 34.028(2)(f) (f) Pupil services license. For a tier I license in a pupil services area, the applicant meets all of the following requirements:
PI 34.028(2)(f)1. 1. The applicant holds a degree required by the pupil service category under subch. VII from an accredited college or university in the area of the license.
PI 34.028(2)(f)2. 2. The applicant has not met all of the requirements for a pupil services license under subch. VII.
PI 34.028(3) (3)Duration. A license issued under this section is valid for 1 year.
PI 34.028(4) (4)Renewal. Subject to s. PI 34.039, a license issued under this section may be renewed as follows:
PI 34.028(4)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), a license issued under sub. (2) (a), (c), or (f) may be renewed once if one of the following occurs during the term of the license:
PI 34.028(4)(a)1. 1. The license holder is enrolled in an approved program and successfully completed at least 6 semester credits or the equivalent in the program.
PI 34.028(4)(a)2. 2. If the license holder completed all of the coursework or its equivalent in the approved program, the license holder attempted to complete all of the tests required for licensure.
PI 34.028(4)(a)3. 3. If the license holder does not meet the requirements under subd. 1.or 2., the district administrator of the employing school district submits to the state superintendent a written plan that demonstrates, by clear and convincing evidence, that the license holder will complete all of the licensure requirements during the term of the renewed license.
PI 34.028(4)(b) (b) A license issued under sub. (2) (a), (c), or (f) may be renewed more than once if the applicant meets one of the requirements under par. (a) and the district administrator of the employing school district submits a written request for a renewal.
PI 34.028(4)(c) (c) A license issued under sub. (2) (d) may be renewed if the district administrator of the employing school district requests a renewal and one of the following occurs during the term of the license:
PI 34.028(4)(c)1. 1. The license holder is enrolled in an approved program and satisfactorily completed at least 6 semester credits or the equivalent coursework in the approved program.
PI 34.028(4)(c)2. 2. If the license holder completed all of the coursework or its equivalent in the approved program, the license holder attempted to complete all of the tests required for licensure.
PI 34.028(4)(c)3. 3. If the license holder does not meet the requirements under subd. 1. or 2., the district administrator of the employing school district submits to the state superintendent a written plan that demonstrates, by clear and convincing evidence, that the license holder will complete all of the licensure requirements during the term of the renewed license.
PI 34.028(4)(d) (d) A license issued under sub. (2) (e) may be renewed if the license holder continues to meet the requirements under sub. (2) (e).
PI 34.028(4)(e) (e) A license issued under sub. (2) (b) may not be renewed.
PI 34.028 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18; correction in (2) (d) 1. made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register July 2018 No. 751.
PI 34.029 PI 34.029 Tier I, 3-year district sponsored license with stipulations.
PI 34.029(1)(1)Authorization. A license issued under this section authorizes the license holder to teach in a subject area or grade level other than the subject area or grade level covered by the license holder's valid tier II, III, or IV license. A license issued under this section only authorizes the license holder to teach in the school district which requested the license under sub. (2) (c).
PI 34.029(2) (2)Eligibility. The state superintendent may issue a tier I license in a new subject area or grade level or both to an applicant who meets all of the following requirements:
PI 34.029(2)(a) (a) The applicant holds a valid tier II, III, or IV teaching license.
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