Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about the edCert program. For other questions or concerns, please contact us here, or at (715) 246-6555.
Q: Is the edCert Program approved by the Department of Public Instruction?
A: edCert is a Wisconsin DPI approved alternate route to add a certification to your general education, special education, or administrative licenses. The edCert Program includes a self-paced online workshop and a student teaching/practicum experience.
Q: Can I earn credits in the edCert program?
A: This is a 0 credit program.
Q: If I have a substitute license, should I apply to edCert?
Q: I hold a non-special education license, can I enroll in the edCert program to obtain my special ed license?
A: If you do not already hold a special ed license, you would need to apply to our 10Sped program.
Q: I have already completed student teaching, do I need to complete it again?
A: Yes. The State of WI requires the additional 9 weeks of student teaching for the new certification.