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Programs

Special Education Post-Bacc — Viterbo University

The Special Education #801 License Program supports current MPS teacher employees in strengthening their instructional practices, increasing achievement for all students, and becoming educational leaders of the future. Educators will focus on the area of emotional-behavioral disabilities during the course of their study.

This program is offered through a partnership with Viterbo University and leads to an endorsement of the #801 Special Education Cross-Categorical license. The cost of the program is $7,000, which is paid through 47 payroll deductions of $150 each.

Candidates are responsible for purchasing required textbooks and any end-of-program test, which may include the FORT or EdTPA. Estimated length of program: four semesters.

Post-Bacc 4K–9 — Viterbo University

The 4K–9 Elementary/Middle License Program prepares current MPS teacher employees to strengthen their instructional practices, increase achievement for all students, and become educational leaders of the future.

This program is offered through a partnership with Viterbo University and leads an endorsement of a 4K–9 license. The cost of the program is $8,000, which is paid through 54 payroll deductions of $148.15 each.

Candidates are responsible for purchasing required textbooks and any end-of-program testing, which includes the FORT and the EdTPA. Estimated length of program: six semesters.

Maestros de Mañana – Alverno College

A program for current MPS employees with associate degrees who want to earn a bachelor of education and become licensed in 4K–9, bilingual, and ESL.

Individuals with bachelor's degrees who need the above-mentioned licenses are also welcome to join. Estimated length of program: eight semesters.

MPSU seeks to recruit and train a diverse teacher population. Contact Candice Overton-Owens at hozec@milwaukee.k12.wi.us with questions.

Emerging Educators – Viterbo University

A program for current MPS employees with associate degrees who want to earn a bachelor's degree in education and become dually licensed in both K4–9 elementary/middle and K4–12 special education. Participants in this program will take 62 credits (21 courses plus student teaching) over 2.5 years, attending classes through a partnership with MPS and Viterbo University. Estimated length of program: 2.5 years.

MPSU seeks to recruit and train a diverse teacher population. For questions, contact Pat Perry-Wright at perrywpa@milwaukee.k12.wi.us.

Additional Information

Open any of the links below for additional information about bilingual, ESL, and world languages licensing pathways, bilingual programs certifications, the bilingual task force, college readiness for adult learners, FORT support, or the Maestros de Mañana Program.

MPSU Campus Location

Grant Gordon Learning Center
921 W. Meinecke Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53206

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