Center for New and Professional Educators (CNPE)
The Center for New and Professional Educators (CNPE) connects you with local, state, and national resources to support the professional learning and development you need to improve students’ educational experiences.
Council on Professional Education (CPE)
The Council on Professional Education (CPE) is the development and coordinating body of the Comprehensive Assessment System for UWM programs leading to Wisconsin licensure in the areas of teacher education, administration, and pupil services.
Milwaukee Partnership Academy
The Milwaukee Partnership Academy is an Urban P-16 Council for Quality Teaching and Learning is designed to develop a comprehensive teacher education prototype for preparing K-12 teachers for high needs schools through a strong and unique partnership.
Office of Charter Schools
The Office of Charter Schools implements state legislation authorizing the operation of charter schools and serves as the review and monitoring organization as defined by the legislation.
Celeste Meyers, Director
Location: Enderis Hall 582
Professional Development Partnerships
Professional Development Partnerships provide professional development opportunities for educators and are a result of the collaborative efforts between the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education and Milwaukee Public Schools.
Redesign Initiatives Project for Urban Special Education Teacher Preparation
The Redesign Initiatives Project for Urban Special Education Teacher Preparation is five year grant from the U.S. Department of Education (2011-2016) will result in the redesign and restructuring of UWM's special education teacher preparation program at the elementary and middle school level. Initiatives include: ensuring multiple pathways to teaching; enhancing content expertise and technology use; incorporating a paid, pre-internship component in our UWM-MPS internship program; using clinical performance benchmarks; and connecting with our graduates, parents and the community through a "Summer Exchange."
Finally, in partnership with MPS, the project has an Early Success and Demonstration component, which involves supporting interns and new graduates during their first years of teaching and disseminating video clips of promising practices in special education.
Judy Winn & Alison Ford, Directors
Teacher Preparation Partnerships
Teacher Preparation programs and initiatives are collaborative efforts between the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education and Milwaukee Public Schools.
UW-Milwaukee Writing Project
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Writing Project is a member site of the National Writing Project. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Writing Project dedicates itself to improving the teaching and learning of writing in classrooms throughout southeastern Wisconsin.
Karen Rigoni & Donna Pasternak, Directors