Reading Teacher License (316)
- DPI Link to Reading Teacher Qualifications
- DPI educator license application forms (PI 1602-AD)
(Completed license application and necessary fee must be forwarded for endorsement to the Department of Literacy and Language, UW Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Bvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901)
Minimum Unit (Cr.) Requirements: 19 crs.
To be recommended for this license (K-12), the student must be admitted in a graduate program and complete, as a minimum, 19 units (crs.) as follows:
Core Literacy courses:
|763||Literacy & Technology
|705||Literacy in the Elementary School||3
||Adolescent Literacy: Prog/Prac||3
|798||Reflective Journey (Orientation)
|798||Reflective Journey (Defense)
Students are required to take the following courses (if older than seven years upon entry into the program) for DPI licensure:
Children and Youth with Disabilities in General Education (Spec Ed 552)
Child or Adolescent Literature (Ed Ldrshp 502 or 503)
At least 9 of the required units (crs.) for 316 licensure, including Literacy 720, must be taken at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
A minimum of two years of teaching experience is required by the Department of Public Instruction for 316 licensure. DPI also requires a passing score of 240 on the Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Test.
The Literacy and Language faculty meet and must positively recommend the candidate for 316 licensure.