“The Teacher Pledge put my mind at ease, and additionally it was encouraging to see this institution invest in teachers and in the future.”
— Jon-Luc Cayabyab (MS, Secondary Education)
Explore the Teacher Pledge
Teacher Pledge for Undergraduates
Are you considering declaring your major or transferring into UW–Madison? Explore what teacher certification programs are eligible for the Teacher Pledge and start planning your future.
Teacher Pledge for Graduate Students
Do you already have a bachelor's degree? Explore our teacher certification master's degrees and move your career forward with the Teacher Pledge.
Why take the Teacher Pledge?
You can make a great impact on the quality of education for Wisconsin’s youth. Meet other UW–Madison students who have taken the Teacher Pledge and learn how the Teacher Pledge can power your dreams of becoming an educator.
How to take the Teacher Pledge
We are so excited you have decided to take the Teacher Pledge and become a future Wisconsin teacher! Check out our step-by-step guide on how to take the Teacher Pledge.
I took the Teacher Pledge
Congratulations on taking the Teacher Pledge!
Learn what you need to do while you are in school and upon graduation.
Transferring from Madison College?
Learn more about the transfer agreement and requirements.
School of Education-Madison College Transfer Agreement
The Teacher Pledge is part of Impact 2030, an ambitious initiative designed to dramatically strengthen our already highly regarded School of Education. Impact 2030 is supported by generous donors.