PI 34.34(3)(a)1.d. d. Psychological, social, and cultural aspects of people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
PI 34.34(3)(a)1.e. e. Orientation to deafness, which shall include terminology, related to hearing loss, pathological perspectives, educational programs, and cultural perspectives of people who are deaf.
PI 34.34(3)(a)1.f. f. Language development in children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
PI 34.34(3)(a)1.g. g. Competence in special education.
PI 34.34(3)(a)1.h. h. Theories of the various forms of visual communication used while interpreting, such as American Sign Language, manually coded English and oral interpreting.
PI 34.34(3)(a)1.i. i. Issues in educational settings such as theory, role and function, instructional support services, note-taking and classroom management in the prekindergarten through grade 12 setting.
PI 34.34(3)(a)1.j. j. Ethical and professional practices.
PI 34.34(3)(a)2. 2. A practicum of at least 150 hours in the early childhood through adolescence level, 2 semesters of successful experience for at least 50% time as an educational interpreter or certification from the national registry of interpreters for the deaf.
PI 34.34(3)(a)3. 3. Competence in oral interpreting which is the process of delivering a spoken message in a manner that is most visible via speechreading, or certification from the national registry of interpreters for the deaf as an oral interpreter. In this paragraph, "speechreading" means the practice of communicating using a combination of lip-reading, residual hearing, natural gestures and context clues.
PI 34.34(3)(a)4.a.a. Except as specified under subd. 4. b., the applicant shall have demonstrated competence in the area of interpreting for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing which includes the following: Skill development in the use of American sign language and expressive interpreting which is the process of changing spoken English into American sign language, skill development in the use of signed forms of English and expressive transliterating which is the process of changing spoken English into a signed form of English, and skill development in understanding messages delivered in sign language and in sign to voice which is the process of changing a signed text into spoken English.
PI 34.34(3)(a)4.b. b. Applicants holding a valid department of health services Wisconsin interpreting and transliterating assessment verification under ch. DHS 77 shall provide the department with evidence of such verification which the department shall apply as 6 semester credits to be divided equally among the competency requirements of subd. 4. a.
PI 34.34(3)(b) (b) Interpreters holding certification from the national registry of interpreters for the deaf may be issued a license under this section if 6 semester credits of coursework selected from one or more of the requirements under par. (a) 1. c., f., g., or i. have been completed.
PI 34.34(3)(c) (c) A license under this subsection may be renewed if the applicant completes or meets one of the requirements under subd. 1. and one of the requirements under subd. 2. or 3. as follows:
PI 34.34(3)(c)1.a.a. The applicant shall successfully complete the educational interpreter performance assessment with a score of 3 or better. This assessment may be accepted as equivalent to one semester credit under subd. 2. and may be completed twice during each 5-year license period for a total of 2 credits.
PI 34.34(3)(c)1.b. b. The applicant shall successfully complete the educational interpreter performance assessment with a score of 3 or better. This assessment may be accepted as equivalent to one semester credit under subd. 2. One additional credit may be earned under subd. 2. by completing the Wisconsin interpreting and transliterating assessment at a level 4 for both interpretation and transliteration.
PI 34.34(3)(c)1.c. c. The applicant shall successfully complete the educational interpreter performance assessment with a score of 3 or better. This assessment may be accepted as equivalent to one semester credit under subd. 2. One additional credit may be earned under subd. 2., by providing proof of maintaining certification or taking an interpretation or transliteration performance test, regardless of the score, through the registry of interpreters for the deaf.
PI 34.34(3)(c)1.d. d. The applicant shall successfully complete the educational interpreter performance assessment with a score of 3 or better. This assessment may be accepted as equivalent to one semester credit under subd. 2. One additional credit may be earned under subd. 2. by successfully completing one written knowledge assessment under the educational interpreter performance assessment.
PI 34.34(3)(c)1.e. e. The applicant shall successfully complete the educational interpreter performance assessment with a score of 3 or better. This assessment may be accepted as equivalent to one semester credit under subd. 2. One additional credit may be earned under subd. 2. by successfully completing one written knowledge examination under the registry of interpreters for the deaf.
PI 34.34(3)(c)1.f. f. Educational interpreters who work as oral interpreters are exempt from meeting the requirement under this subdivision if a letter of verification is submitted to the department from the employing school district stating that the interpreter works as an oral interpreter only.
PI 34.34(3)(c)2. 2. An applicant shall receive 6 credits of continuing professional education from an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university. A person serving as a mentor may earn up to 2 credits in meeting the requirement under this subdivision.
PI 34.34(3)(c)3. 3. An applicant shall complete a professional development plan under s. PI 34.18 (2).
PI 34.34(4) (4)Educational interpreter — deaf or hard of hearing five-year nonrenewable license.
PI 34.34(4)(a)(a) A 5-year nonrenewable educational interpreter — deaf or hard of hearing license may be issued to an applicant who meets the requirements under sub. (3) (a) 4. a. but lacks requirements under sub. (3) (a) 1., 2., or 3.
PI 34.34(4)(b) (b) A 5-year nonrenewable license may be issued to an applicant who meets the requirements under sub. (3) (b) but lacks the specified credits.
PI 34.34(5) (5)Educational interpreter — deaf or hard of hearing substitute license. A 5-year substitute educational interpreter — deaf or hard of hearing license may be issued to an applicant who meets one of the following:
PI 34.34(5)(a) (a) Holds or is eligible to hold an educational interpreter license.
PI 34.34(5)(b) (b) Holds the equivalent license in another state.
PI 34.34(5)(c) (c) Is at least 18 years of age, holds a valid certificate from the national registry of interpreters for the deaf or department of health services quality assurance verification under ch. DHS 77 or the equivalent.
PI 34.34(5)(d) (d) Proof of completion of an interpreter training program.
PI 34.34(6) (6)Educational interpreter — deaf or hard of hearing one year permit.
PI 34.34(6)(a)(a) A one-year educational interpreter — deaf or hard of hearing permit which authorizes the holder to be employed as an educational interpreter may be issued to a person who seeks a license as an educational interpreter for pupils who are deaf or hard of hearing but does not meet the license requirements for an educational interpreter. A permit issued under this subsection is valid for a period not to exceed one year and expires on June 30, unless an earlier expiration is stated on the permit. The district administrator or designated official of the employing school district shall request a permit in writing with full explanation and justification of the need. The request shall state that a search was conducted for a fully licensed educational interpreter for pupils who are deaf or hard of hearing and that a fully licensed educational interpreter is not available.
PI 34.34(6)(b) (b) The district administrator or designated official of the employing school district may request that a permit be renewed. The permit may be renewed if, between the date of issuance and the proposed renewal date, the applicant satisfactorily makes progress toward meeting the licensing requirements under sub. (3).
PI 34.34(7) (7)Indian home school coordinator, language and culture aide license.
PI 34.34(7)(a)(a) A license to serve as an aide or home-school coordinator in an American Indian language and culture education program shall be issued as specified under s. 115.28 (17) (b), Stats., to an applicant who is recommended as competent to serve in the position by the employing school district administrator or the employing administrator of an alternative school and by the designee of the tribal council or by the designee of the local American Indian parent advisory committee described under s. 115.735, Stats.
PI 34.34(7)(b) (b) The designee of the tribal council or the local American Indian parent advisory committee shall be competent in the target Indian language and knowledgeable about the history and culture of the target Indian population.
PI 34.34(7)(c) (c) A license to serve as an aide in an American Indian language and culture program is not mandatory.
PI 34.34(8) (8)Indian language, history and culture license.
PI 34.34(8)(a)1.1. A license to teach Indian language or to teach Indian history and culture in an American Indian language and culture education program may be issued as specified under s. 115.28 (17) (a), Stats., to an applicant who holds or is eligible for a teaching license and who is recommended by the employing school district administrator or the employing administrator of an alternative school and by the designee of the tribal council or by the designee of the local American Indian parent advisory committee described under s. 115.735, Stats., as possessing the following competencies and who provides the department with evidence of possessing the following competencies:
PI 34.34(8)(a)1.a. a. To teach Indian language, the applicant shall demonstrate the ability to read, speak, write English and the target Indian language with fluency and accuracy and the ability to teach the target Indian language.
PI 34.34(8)(a)1.b. b. To teach Indian history and culture, the applicant shall demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the history and culture of the target pupil population and the ability to teach the history and culture of the target pupil population.
PI 34.34(8)(a)2. 2. The designee of the tribal council or of the local American Indian parent advisory committee shall be competent in the target Indian language and knowledgeable about the history and culture of the target Indian population.
PI 34.34(8)(b)1.1. A 2-year license to teach Indian language or to teach Indian history and culture in an American Indian language and culture education program may be issued as specified under s. 115.28 (17) (a), Stats., to an applicant who does not meet the requirements of par. (a) 1. who is recommended by the employing school district administrator or the employing administrator of an alternative school and by the designee of the tribal council or by the designee of the local American Indian parent advisory committee as possessing the following competencies and who provides the department with evidence of possessing the following competencies:
PI 34.34(8)(b)1.a. a. To teach Indian language, the applicant shall demonstrate his or her ability to read, speak and write English and the target Indian language with fluency and accuracy and the ability to teach the target Indian language.
PI 34.34(8)(b)1.b. b. To teach Indian history and culture, the applicant shall demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the history and culture of the target pupil population, and the ability to teach the history and culture of the target pupil population.
PI 34.34(8)(b)2. 2. The designee of the tribal council or of the local American Indian parent advisory committee shall be competent in the target Indian language and knowledgeable about the history and culture of the target Indian population.
PI 34.34(8)(c)1.1. A license under par. (a) may be issued upon verification of 2 years of successful teaching experience under par. (b) when recommended by the employing school or alternative school and by the designee of the tribal council or by the designee of the local American Indian parent advisory committee as possessing the following competencies:
PI 34.34(8)(c)1.a. a. To teach Indian language, the applicant shall demonstrate the ability to plan and organize instructional materials, units, and lessons designed to instruct pupils in the use of the target Indian language; the ability to analyze the sound systems, grammatical forms, and syntax of the target Indian language and English and to apply that knowledge to the process of teaching the target Indian language; the ability to develop drills and exercises that develop pupil awareness of the structure of both the target Indian language and English; the ability to guide pupils toward informal conversation in the target Indian language; knowledge of the principles and theories of child, young adolescent, or adolescent growth and development, as appropriate to the level or levels of licensure, and the relationship of that knowledge to teaching the target Indian language.
PI 34.34(8)(c)1.b. b. To teach Indian history and culture, the applicant shall demonstrate the ability to plan and organize instructional materials, units, and lessons designed to instruct pupils in the history and cultural traditions of the target Indian population; the ability to classify the principal ways in which the target Indian culture resembles and differs from that of the non-Indian culture of the United States; the ability to draw from personal experience in order to create a variety of learning situations which bring the reality of the target Indian culture closer to the pupil; the ability to devise teaching methods appropriate to the culture of the target Indian population; the ability to develop, encourage, and promote pupil participation in activities and events which reflect the contemporary ways of life of the target Indian culture; knowledge of the principles and theories of child, young adolescent, or adolescent growth and development, as appropriate to the level or levels of licensure, and the relationship of that knowledge to teaching the target Indian history and culture.
PI 34.34(8)(c)2. 2. The designee of the tribal council or of the local American Indian parent advisory committee shall be competent in the target Indian language and knowledgeable about the history and culture of the target Indian population.
PI 34.34(9) (9)Indian language and culture — school counselor license. A license to serve as a school counselor in an American Indian language and culture program may be issued under s. 115.28 (17) (b), Stats., to an applicant who holds or is eligible for a license as a counselor and who is recommended by the employing school district administrator or the employing administrator of an alternative school and by the designee of the tribal council or by the designee of the local American Indian parent advisory committee and who provides the department with evidence of possessing knowledge and understanding of the culture and traditions of the target pupil population.
PI 34.34(10) (10)Orientation and mobility license.
PI 34.34(10)(a)(a) A license in orientation and mobility at the early childhood through adolescence level shall be issued to an applicant who has completed all of the following:
PI 34.34(10)(a)1. 1. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of all of the following:
PI 34.34(10)(a)1.a. a. Child or adolescent psychology.
PI 34.34(10)(a)1.b. b. Measurement and evaluation.
PI 34.34(10)(a)1.c. c. Psychology of education or educational psychology.
PI 34.34(10)(a)1.d. d. Curriculum and methods of instruction.
PI 34.34(10)(a)2. 2. An orientation and mobility program approved by the association for education and rehabilitation of the blind and visually impaired.
PI 34.34(10)(b) (b) A license under this subsection may be renewed upon successful completion of 6 semester credits of professional development or requirements specified in s. PI 34.18 (2).
PI 34.34(11) (11)Professional teaching permits.
PI 34.34(11)(a)(a) A permit, which authorizes the holder to teach mathematics, science, music, art, foreign language or computer science may be issued to a person who meets all of the qualifications under this subdivision. The initial permit shall be issued for a 2-year period and may be renewed for a 5-year period as specified under pars. (f) and (g).
PI 34.34(11)(b) (b) An applicant who holds a bachelor's degree in engineering, music, art, foreign language, computer science, mathematics or science and meets the requirements under s. 118.192 (2), Stats., may be issued a permit to teach in the subject area corresponding to the applicant's degree. Under this subdivision, a certificate issued by the American sign language teachers association, which verifies teacher competency in instructing American sign language, shall be considered the equivalent of a bachelor's degree. A person holding a certificate issued by the American sign language teachers association may be issued a permit to teach the content in s. 118.017 (2), Stats. A person holding a bachelor's degree in engineering may be issued a permit to teach the subject areas of mathematics, science, or technology education. An applicant for a permit under this subdivision is subject to a background investigation required under s. 118.19 (10), Stats. To receive a permit under this subdivision, an applicant shall satisfactorily complete an alternative teacher training program consisting of approximately 100 hours of formal instruction in the application of modern curricula in the subject area in which he or she holds a degree. A fee sufficient to cover the costs of the program may be charged to applicants.
PI 34.34(11)(c) (c) Successful completion of the 100-hour alternative teacher training program under par. (b) shall be measured by receiving a passing score on a standardized examination under s. PI 34.15 (2) (a) as determined by the state superintendent in the major that certifies the applicant's competency to teach in the subject area in which he or she will receive a permit.
PI 34.34(11)(d) (d) Upon satisfactory completion of the alternative teacher training program under par. (c), an initial 2-year permit shall be issued which authorizes the holder to teach the subject area in which he or she holds a permit. The initial 2-year permit holder shall be supervised by a teacher who holds a Wisconsin license. In this paragraph, "supervised" means the licensed teacher is available to coordinate, direct, and inspect the practice of the person holding the initial permit. An initial permit holder may not be hired to remove a regularly licensed teacher from his or her position.
PI 34.34(11)(e) (e) The state superintendent may contract with qualified providers for the 100-hour alternative teacher training program under par. (b).
PI 34.34(11)(f) (f) An initial permit issued under this subdivision may be renewed for 5 year periods upon successful completion of the 2-year permit period. Successful completion of the 2-year initial permit period under this paragraph shall be measured by positive testimony from the supervising teacher and building administrator that the initial permit holder has achieved basic competence in the commonly accepted standards of teaching under s. PI 34.02. Successful completion of the initial 2-year permit period may be interpreted as equivalent to the requirements under s. 118.19 (3) (a), Stats.
PI 34.34(11)(g) (g) The requirements in s. PI 34.18 (2) apply to subsequent renewals of the permit.
PI 34.34(12) (12)School audiologist license.
PI 34.34(12)(a)(a) Any person employed by a public school as a school audiologist shall hold a license under this subsection. Except as specified in par. (b), an applicant for the school audiologist license shall complete or possess all of the following:
PI 34.34(12)(a)1. 1. Knowledge of the standards listed in subch. II.
PI 34.34(12)(a)2. 2. Educational psychology including principles and theories of learning.
PI 34.34(12)(a)3. 3. Methods and procedures in school audiology programs including the relationship with, and content of school pupil service programs. This requirement may be met by prior experience upon the recommendation of the accredited institution.
PI 34.34(12)(a)4. 4. Alternative communication systems including signed language systems, their implications for the social, emotional and educational development of children, and methods for effective communication with children who use them.
PI 34.34(12)(a)5. 5. At least 50 hours of a supervised practicum providing audiology services in a school setting, or equivalent experience while employed as a school audiologist by a public or private school or school district.
PI 34.34(12)(a)6. 6. A master's degree in audiology from an institution accredited by the educational standards board of the American speech-language-hearing association.
PI 34.34(12)(b) (b) A person who holds a master's degree in audiology from any accredited institution and who has been successfully employed by a school or school district as a school audiologist prior to July 1, 1994, on a full-time basis for 2 semesters, or the equivalent, may be issued a license under this subsection.
PI 34.34(12)(c) (c) A license under this subsection may be renewed upon successful completion of 6 semester credits of professional development or requirements specified in s. PI 34.18 (2).
PI 34.34(13) (13)School audiologist permit.
PI 34.34(13)(a)(a) A one-year school audiologist permit which authorizes the holder to be employed as a school audiologist may be issued to a person who has a master's degree in audiology from any accredited institution and who seeks a license as a school audiologist but does not meet all the license requirements under sub. (12) (a). A permit issued under this subsection is valid for a period not to exceed one year and expires on June 30, unless an earlier expiration is stated in the permit.
PI 34.34(13)(b) (b) The district administrator or designated official of the employing school district shall request a permit in writing with full explanation and justification of the need. The request shall state that a search was conducted for a fully licensed school audiologist and that a fully licensed audiologist is not available.
PI 34.34(13)(c) (c) The district administrator or designated official of the employing school district may request that a permit be renewed. This permit may be renewed if, between the date of issuance and the proposed renewal date, the applicant completes 6 semester credits toward full licensure as specified under sub. (12) (a).
PI 34.34(14) (14)School occupational therapist license. Any person employed by a school system as a school occupational therapist shall hold a license under this subsection. A license as a school occupational therapist may be issued to an applicant who is certified as an occupational therapist by the occupational therapists affiliated credentialing board.
PI 34.34(15) (15)School occupational therapy assistant license. Any person employed by a school district as a school occupational therapy assistant shall hold a license under this subsection. A license as a school occupational therapy assistant may be issued to an applicant who is certified as an occupational therapy assistant by the occupational therapists affiliated credentialing board.
PI 34.34(16) (16)School physical therapist license. Any person employed by a school district as a school physical therapist shall hold a license under this subsection. A license as a school physical therapist may be issued to an applicant who is licensed as a physical therapist by the physical therapists affiliated credentialing board.
Loading...
Loading...
The Wisconsin Administrative Code on this web site is updated on the 1st day of each month, current as of that date. See also Are the Codes on this Website Official?