Undergraduate/Graduate Portfolio Project Guidelines

Licensure Portfolio

Requirement to be completed before receiving a teaching license:
  1. Index Page with candidate’s name and licensure level
  2. Menu (Table of Contents)
  3. Philosophy of Education
  4. Autobiography
  5. Résumé
  6. Lesson plan developed and utilized by candidate
  7. Each of the five ELL Standards must be addressed. Include at least two artifacts addressing each of the fives standards. At the minimum, your portfolio should include 10 artifacts. Select, reflect, and align artifacts from your experience that best illustrate your entry-level proficiency in the remaining 2 of the 5 ELL Standards. These remaining 2 will be evaluated. Two (2) artifacts MUST come from the Fall or Spring Practicum. Select, reflect, and align the primary UW Platteville Knowledge, Skill and Dispositions in which you show entry-level proficiency. Explain the primary and list all secondary UWP KSDs by number and title in which you demonstrate entry-level proficiency.
  8. ELL Standards Alignment Chart
  9. UWP Knowledge, Skill and Disposition Alignment Chart
  10. Licensure Elements REQUIRED for Licensure Portfolio
    • Verification of English proficiency, if candidate is non-native English Speaker
    • Transcripts of six credits in ELL related fields. Candidates may bring six credits from previously completed coursework that will be accepted as part of the ELL Licensure. (Grade must be C or higher)
    • Verification that candidate is certified preK-12 teacher in Wisconsin
    • Transcript with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.75 or better
    • Completed application form and transcript to the School of Education
    • Verification of passing ACCESS for ELLs
    • Current Transcripts (Highlight courses. Grade must be C or higher and Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.75 or above)
      1. Issues in ELL Education 4270 / 6270
      2. Second Language Acquisition (SLA) Theories 4280 / 6280
      3. Methods and Assessment of Teaching English Language Learners 4290 / 6290
      4. ELL Practicum 4310 / 6310
      5. Immersion Experience
      6. Linguistics for ELL
      7. Intercultural Communication for ELL
      8. Action Research
    • Classroom Observation Evaluations of ELL Practicum
    • Admission Portfolio Assessment Rubric
    • Verification of passing Praxis II Score
    • Practicum Portfolio Assessment Rubric