Framework Table


Entrance to UWSP
  • Requirement
    • Graduation from recognized high school
    • High School GPA 3.0 or above
    • Minimum ACT score of 21 or minimum high school rank in top 40%

Pre-Admission Coursework

  • Requirement
    • General degree requirements
    • Educational in a Pluralistic Society
    • Content Courses
    • Freshmen English Comp
  • Task
    • Students meet technology competency requirement through Ed in a Pluralistic Society
    • Level 1Field Exp.

Admission to Professional Education Program

  • Requirement
    • Minimum 2.75 GPA overall
    • Minimum 2.50 GPA in English 101 and 102
    • Passing score on PPST
    • Complete Speech and Hearing Screening
    • Score of 50% or better on Watson Barker Listening Test
    • Meet specific additional program area requirements
    • Complete Conduct and Competency Background Check

Completion of Professional Education Coursework

  • Requirement
    • Portfolio Development Courses I & II
    • Education Foundation Block
    • Major Methods Courses
  • Task
    • Development and review of portfolio and review of portfolio to include educational foundations performance tasks
    • Level II Field Experience
    • Level III Field Experience

Completion of Content Area Course of Study

  • Requirement
    • Passing Score Praxis II
    • Minimum GPA of 2.75 in major/minor

Admission to Student Teaching

  • Requirement
    • Minimum GPA of 2.75 in major/minor, teacher education, and overall GPA
    • Completion of all required courses in major/minor
    • Completion of all teacher methods courses
    • Present medical statement re: TB testing
    • Submit application for student teaching
    • Obtain Level I-III Field Experiences
    • Successful Level I-III Field Experiences
  • Task
    • Evidence of minimum of 2, pre-student teaching evals based on 10 Wisc. Teaching Standards

Prior to UWSP Recommendation for Certification and Licensure

  • Requirement
    • Successful completion of student teaching as documented by UWSP Supervisor
    • Completion of all required courses
    • Successful performance as demonstrated through Professional Development Portfolio in Development III (ED 400)
  • Task
    • Positive student teaching evaluation based upon 10Wisc. Teaching Standards(Level IV Field Experience)
    • Minimum GPA of 2.75 in major/minor, teacher reduction, and overall GPA
    • Completion of Professional Development Portfolio to include specified performance tasks as evidence of proficiency in 10Wisc.  Teaching Standards and evidence related to subject knowledge

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