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Reading and Language Arts Instruction Stipulation


Reading and Language Arts Instruction is required for teachers in regular (EC, EC-MC, MC-EA, K-9), special education (EC, MC-EA, EA-A, K-12), reading teacher and administrative reading specialist in accordance to Wisconsin State statute §118.19(12) and PI 34.022(6).


​Educators must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of teaching reading and language arts using appropriate instructional methods including phonics to teach reading and language arts to pupils in grades PK to 6. "Phonics" means a method of teaching beginners to read and pronounce words by learning the phonetic value of letters, letter groups and syllables.

Courses and workshops that address this stipulation

Program Name Contact Website/Information
UW-Milwaukee Christie Peters 
(414) 229-4352
Meeting Stipulations through UW-M Courses: Includes Application Process
eduCATE-WI eduCATE-Contact Us eduCATE Workshops
UW-Stevens Point School of Education Maggie Beeber, Licensing Officer (715) 346-2040 UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education Website

Any identified statutory stipulation that can be fulfilled through coursework can be completed at any approved program. However, the above includes information on programs created to specifically address the needs of educators who hold licenses with statutory stipulations.

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