Program Approval and 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.
act 166 annual report
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction produces an annual report of the State’s educator preparation programs required by the Wisconsin State Legislature Act 166. The report includes information on program completers and first time passage rates on the sate required performance assessments.
Title II Reporting Requirements
Amendments to the Higher Education Act 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 the reporting requirements, UW-Platteville provides the following information:
The University of Wisconsin-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 2014–15 academic year, 236 undergraduates admitted to the School of Education were enrolled in teacher preparation programs at the university. Of these 236 teacher candidates, 163 participated in supervised practice teaching, which required an average of 720 hours to complete. The 163 teacher candidates were supervised by 15 faculty.