Accreditation and Program Data
Department of Public Instruction
The UW-Platteville School of Education's undergraduate and graduate professional education programs including majors, minors, and concentrations are approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). These programs meet requirements of Wisconsin's PI 34 administrative rules.
To view our approved programs, please visit the DPI website.
act 166 annual report
In 2011, The Wisconsin State Legislature passed Act 166, which requires the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to produce an annual report of the State’s educator preparation programs (EPP). The report must include information on program completers and first time passage rates on the state required performance assessments. The following link provides a copy of the annual report.
Title II Reporting Requirements
Amendments to the Higher Education Act signed into law October 1998 require that institutions of higher education and state departments of education supply data to the United States Secretary of Education to be used in an annual report card on teacher preparation. In compliance with reporting requirements, UW-Platteville provides the following information:
UW-Platteville offers teacher education programs leading to certification in early childhood, elementary, middle, and middle/secondary education, and in wide range special fields. During the 2011–12 academic year, 355 undergraduates admitted to the School of Education were enrolled in teacher preparation programs at the university. Of these 355 teacher candidates, 135 participated in supervised practice teaching, which required an average of 720 hours to complete. The 135 teacher candidates were supervised by 15 faculty.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is a national alliance of educator preparation programs dedicated to the highest quality professional development of teachers and school leaders in order to enhance PK-12 student learning.