The STEM middle-childhood through early-adolescence education program at UW-Platteville—another leading program from Wisconsin’s first teacher preparatory school—is designed to develop resourceful, creative, and competent teachers to work with children in primary through middle level educational settings. This innovative and well-respected program integrates theory and practice with integrated learning design and project-based learning.

Thanks to small, friendly classes, you’ll get to know your fellow students and your professors. Plus, your professors will make an effort to get to know you and direct you to your goals. Hands-on practicum experiences built into the coursework give you the opportunity to work in actual schools with teachers, students, and university supervisors.

As a graduate of UW-Platteville’s STEM education program, you can teach grades 1–8 and enter the workforce with a significant competitive advantage. Plus, since UW-Platteville tuition ranks among the lowest in the state of Wisconsin, you can graduate with manageable student debt.

The STEM education program at UW-Platteville is your first choice for opportunity and success. Learn more or apply today.


  • Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence