The Office of Continuing Education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, in partnership with the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA), TEACH and The Registry, offers all of the Wisconsin Registry child care credentials for university credit. The key to high quality child care is a well trained administrator and staff. These courses are designed to meet the academic, professional, and lifestyle needs of busy child care administrators, teachers and professionals,and are offered completely online using web conferencing, and the Learn@UW course content website.
Alternative Teacher Licensure
If you need to obtain certification in the state of Wisconsin, there are many options available to you. The National Center for Alternative Certification has compiled information to help you get certified.
The office of Continuing Education regularly sends out information about Childcare education offerings. To view the most recent brochure, please click on the link below:
The Desire2Learn course management system, often known as D2L, is used to access course documents, submit assignments, collaborate with classmates, and take online quizzes.
While working with young children, you influence the future. The Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA) can help you further your own education so you can give them your best. T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood ® Wisconsin provides higher education scholarships to professionals who work in regulated early childhood and school age care settings.
License Based on Equivalency
The Wisconsin License Based on Equivalency (LBE): Standards-based Assessment pathway to licensure is for people with demonstrated teaching experience directly related to the license they are seeking. The pathway is intended for people who have a bachelor's degree, and have not completed an educator preparation program recognized for Wisconsin licensure.
It may be necessary to obtain a transcript from your studies at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. If you require this service, the Registrar will be happy to help you. The process is described in detail on their webpage.
Interested in starting the registration process? That's great! We will be at your side through the whole thing. Please click on the more information link below which will take you to a page where you can submitt a formal request to get the process started!
To seek more information about If you have any questions about the process or would like to register, please contact:
Office of Continuing Education
2117 Ullsvik Hall
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818