Tag Archive: license

Jan 05

Join WEAC to bring teacher voice to proposed license changes

The Department of Public Instruction is proposing major changes to teacher licensing in Wisconsin, and those changes include teacher discipline and teacher rights. You can learn more about these changes – and how you can take action to influence them – during a WEAC Tele-Town Hall phone call on Monday, January 15.

Jan 04

Tell DPI what you think about major proposed changes to teacher licensing rules

The proposed overhaul represents two areas – licensing and teacher rights. While the licensure provisions represent a mixed bag of ideas crafted with input from a council of education stakeholders including WEAC, provisions in the overhaul aimed at limiting teacher rights create sweeping changes to disciplinary action based on arbitrary and questionable judgments.

Jun 15

Utah now allows professionals without education degrees to teach in public schools

Saying the new policy is designed to address teacher shortages, the Utah Board of Education has approved an “alternative pathway” to obtaining a teaching license that will allow schools to hire people with no teaching experience and no degree in education.