UWM Reading Programs
- Certifications (Reading Teacher 316 and Reading Specialist 17, formerly 317)
- Graduate degrees with a reading focus (master's and doctorate degrees)
- Early Reading Empowerment (ERE)
- The UW Reading Research Symposium provides a two-day forum for nationally known researchers to share their work with educators in the state of Wisconsin.
- The Professional Development Academy is designed to support induction-level elementary and secondary teachers and to build the leadership capacity of experienced teachers. Courses are offered for graduate or undergraduate credit. A non-credit option is available for those who are using courses to meet the requirements of their Professional Development Plan.
- 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. Each year, the UWMWP invites exemplary teachers, from all subject areas, pre-kindergarten through university, to participate in an exciting and intensive five-week Summer Institute on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. After the Institute, these master teachers join the network UWMWP/NWP Teacher Consultants in a continuing effort to improve literacy education in Wisconsin schools by sponsoring teacher research and ongoing programs of professional improvement.
The following links provide you with information that will help you apply to the School of Education and to become a certified teacher.
Act 31 Information Students seeking teacher certification must comply with the requirements of Act 31. This site provides information about options for meeting Act 31 requirements.
Advising, Department of Curriculum and InstructionGo to this site to find the names and contact information about your advisor, download forms (e.g. Student Status Change Agreement) and admission applications, or to review your program requirements.
Career Development Center at UWMGo to this site for help in navigating the career planning process, matching careers to your interests, values, skills, and personality, locating information about career option in your major, learning more about resume-writing and interviewing. Internships and paid or volunteer work options can also be found at this site.
Department of Exceptional Education in the School of Education Learn more about the teacher certification and master's programs in Exceptional Education.
Department of Public Instruction The site is the best location to access administrative rules that govern teacher licenses.
Educational Resource Center in the School of EducationThe Education Resource Center in the School of Education organizes workshops to prepare students who need to take the PRAXIS I test.
Educational Testing Services Find out more about the PRAXIS test series including how to prepare for the test, when and where the tests are offered, and state requirements related to the test.
Field Experience Office in the School of Education This site provides access to the student teaching application, criminal background check information, dates and deadlines for field experience and student teaching, and the field experience handbook.
General Education RequirementsThis site will answer your questions about UWM's general education requirements including courses approved for GER distribution, GER courses offered during the current semester, UWM foreign language courses, and GER status.
Office of Academic ServicesThe Office of Academic Services serves as a central location for prospective undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students to obtain information about the School of Education and the programs that are offered in the School.
Resume WritingThe Career Development Center at UWM has developed a job preparation guidebook for education students. This document contains information to assist students in writing their resume.
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SWEAThe UWM chapter of the Student Wisconsin Education Association (SWEA) is an organization for students who are studying to become teachers. This site provides information about meetings, membership and upcoming SWEA events.
UWM Testing CenterThe UWM Testing Center can help you whether you are taking a test to qualify for admission, finding out where you should be placed in UWM courses, earning credit toward your degree, or gaining admission to graduate or professional school.
UWM Writing Center
The Writing Center is open to all writers on campus, freshman through graduate students and even faculty, to meet one-on-one with a highly qualified and well-trained tutor to discuss any kind of writing project at any stage of the project. All majors, subjects and skill levels are welcome.
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