The Teacher Education Center aims to uphold the Wisconsin Idea by supporting research and development of policies that capitalize on the role of teacher preparation in challenging inequities in P-12 schools, maximizing the impact of our teacher preparation programs, and supporting the preparation of teacher educators and teacher education scholars.
To advance UW–Madison’s leadership and impact in the field of education by serving as an incubator for teacher education practices and providing support for and connections between our research, state policy, and our preparation of future teachers.
One of the highlights of the School of Education Teacher Education Center is our Indigenous Education Coordinator. Through this position, we support our educator preparation programs’ efforts to teach candidates the histories, cultures, languages, and sovereignty of the First Nations of Wisconsin. The Indigenous Education Coordinator facilitates the Teacher Education Center Indigenous Education Committee, a professional learning community to better understand Act 31 and best practices in Indigenous education––as well as develop institutional strategies for infusion and Indigenization. We also offer First Nations Cultural Landscape Tours of the UW-Madison campus, that introduces students, staff, and faculty to the First Nations of Wisconsin through place-based learning. All students in our educator preparation courses take this tour, which is augmented by additional pre- or post-tour learning activities planned in collaboration with our Indigenous Education Coordinator.
Thank you for reaching out with your questions. We also want to thank you for your patience during this rapidly evolving time. We’re doing our best to keep you informed, working with all the organizations …August 4, 2020
Due to changing circumstances with COVID-20 there are various routes to obtaining your Wisconsin Teacher License. We have developed step-by-step directions for various situations to help you through the licensure process. Please select from the …August 4, 2020
Joins us and Bucky on Tuesday, November 19th from 3:30 - 8 PM for a teacher education professional development conference focused on job search preparation. The event includes two panel sessions and 5 breakout sessions.October 17, 2019
Nearly 300 books by award-winning author Kate DiCamillo being delivered to Wisconsin districts by Teacher Education Center
With backing from author Kate DiCamillo, staff from the Teacher Education Center are delivering nearly 300 books by the award-winning author to several districts around Wisconsin.October 17, 2019
The Teacher Education Center is happy to announce we have 3 laptops which will become available at the beginning of October for teacher education students to check out on a semester long basis. Please fill …September 12, 2019
- August 9Teaching Local Environmental Issues to Latinx StudentsThis event is brought to you by PLACE | Professional Learning and Community Education. place.education.wisc.edu9:00 AM, Online
- August 9
- August 11
- August 16