This subject has been on my mind especially lately. In order to teach in Wisconsin:
“Pursuant to Wis. Stat. 118.19, “any person seeking to teach in a public school, including a charter school, or in a school or institution operated by a county or the state shall first procure a license or permit” from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.”
General requirements for educator licensing in Wisconsin (unless otherwise specified under each license type):
A minimum of bachelor’s degree.
Completion of an approved educator preparation program, including meeting all applicable Wisconsin statutory requirements and testing requirements.
Satisfactory background checks result.” ~ https://dpi.wi.gov/tepdl/licensing
All of the above are reasonable requirements, but the starting salary for an educator is not high, and in order to improve a teacher’s standings, more education and a higher degree is required, therefore increasing the teacher’s debt…
If you can read this post, or if you write your own posts, thank a teacher! ~ Linda