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.
PI 34.021(1)(e) (e) Performance in clinical program.
PI 34.021(1)(f) (f) Reading. For candidates for special education licensure, the assessment of reading shall be demonstrated by the student meeting one of the following requirements:
PI 34.021(1)(f)1. 1. Earning a passing score on the examination required under s. 118.19 (14) (a), Stats.
PI 34.021(1)(f)2. 2. Completing a course of study under s. 118.19 (14) (b), Stats., that includes the following:
PI 34.021(1)(f)2.a. a. Instruction in the teaching of phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and fluency.
PI 34.021(1)(f)2.b. b. Feedback and coaching from an expert of reading instruction. In this subd. 2. b., “expert of reading instruction” means an individual employed by a school district or an approved program with a master's degree or higher in reading, literacy, curriculum and instruction with a concentration in literacy, or special education with a concentration in literacy, or an individual who holds a reading specialist license under s. PI 34.070.
PI 34.021(1)(f)2.c. c. A portfolio of work that demonstrates competence in phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and fluency.
PI 34.021(2) (2)Be developmental, multiple, measurable over time, and grounded in research based on best practices in education.
PI 34.021(3) (3)Identify levels of proficiency or other benchmarks that demonstrate student success.
PI 34.021 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18; EmR2010: emerg. cr. (1) (f), eff. 6-5-20; CR 20-001: am. (2) (d) Register June 2020 No. 774, eff. 7-1-20; CR 20-005: cr. (1) (f) Register June 2020 No. 774, eff. 7-1-20; corrections in (1) (f) 2. b. made under ss. 13.92 (4) (b) 7. and 35.17, Stats., Register June 2020 No. 774.
PI 34.022 PI 34.022Statutory requirements. The conceptual framework shall identify how students meet the requirements under s. 118.19, Stats., and demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all of the following:
PI 34.022(1) (1)Cooperatives. Cooperative marketing and consumer cooperatives for licenses in agriculture, economics, and social studies.
PI 34.022(2) (2)Environment. Environmental education, including the conservation of natural resources, for licenses in early childhood regular education, elementary and middle school regular education, science, and social studies.
PI 34.022(3) (3)Equity. Minority group relations, including all of the following:
PI 34.022(3)(a) (a) The history, culture, and tribal sovereignty of American Indian tribes and bands located in Wisconsin.
PI 34.022(3)(b) (b) The history, culture, and contributions of women and various racial, cultural, language, and economic groups in the United States.
PI 34.022(3)(c) (c) The philosophical and psychological bases of attitude development and change.
PI 34.022(3)(d) (d) The psychological and social implications of discrimination, especially racism and sexism in the United States.
PI 34.022(3)(e) (e) Evaluation and assessment of the forces of discrimination, especially racism and sexism on administrators, teachers, pupils, assessment, curriculum, and instruction in schools.
PI 34.022(3)(f) (f) Minority group relations through direct involvement with various racial, cultural, language, and economic groups in the United States.
PI 34.022(4) (4)Conflict resolution. Conflict resolution, including all of the following:
PI 34.022(4)(a) (a) Resolving conflicts between pupils and between pupils and school staff.
PI 34.022(4)(b) (b) Assisting pupils in learning methods of resolving conflicts between pupils, including training in the use of peer mediation, and between pupils and school staff.
PI 34.022(4)(c) (c) Addressing crises, including violent, disruptive, potentially violent, or potentially disruptive situations that may arise in a school or during activities supervised by school staff.
PI 34.022(5) (5)Teacher responsibilities. For teacher licenses, the role and responsibility of a teacher through a student teaching experience that meets all of the requirements under s. PI 34.023.
PI 34.022(6) (6)Reading and language arts. Appropriate instruction methods for teaching reading and language arts, including phonics for licenses to teach reading and language arts at the early childhood and elementary and middle school levels. In this paragraph, “phonics” means a method of teaching beginners to read and pronounce words by learning the phonetic values of letters, letter groups, and syllables.
PI 34.022(7) (7)Children with disabilities. Procedures used for identifying, assessing, and providing education for children with disabilities, including the roles and responsibilities of regular and special education providers and curriculum modifications.
PI 34.022(8) (8)Professional responsibilities. Professional ethics and responsibilities, including mandatory reporting requirements under s. 48.981, Stats.
PI 34.022 History History: CR 17-093: cr. Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18; EmR1909: emerg. am. (5), eff. 1-14-19; CR 19-034: am. (5) Register February 2020 No. 770, eff. 3-1-20.
PI 34.023 PI 34.023Clinical program. The educator preparation program's conceptual frame work shall include a clinical program that meets all of the following requirements:
PI 34.023(1) (1)Pre-student teaching. Each student shall have onsite, supervised pre-student teaching clinical experiences which meet all of the following requirements:
PI 34.023(1)(a) (a) Are developmental in scope and sequence.
PI 34.023(1)(b) (b) Occur in a variety of school settings.
PI 34.023(1)(c) (c) Result in the student being able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the standards under s. PI 34.002, as demonstrated by the assessments required under s. PI 34.021.
PI 34.023(1)(d) (d) Evaluates each student's performance by using at least 2 written evaluations based upon observations by the cooperating teacher or 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(2) (2)Student teaching. For educator preparation programs leading to a teaching license, each student shall have student teaching experience which meets all of the following requirements:
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.
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