Previous Licenses

Previous Licenses
Licensure before June 30, 2004
Licensure for school library media specialists:
901: Initial Instructional Library Media Specialist (nonrenewable 5-year license)
902: Instruction Library media Specialist (renewed by earning 6 college credits every five years)
Licensure prior to 1986
900: School Librarian
The 902, 91, and 900 licenses may continue to be renewed by obtaining six college credits or a professional development plan. They may also be renewed using the semester credit/equivalency clock hour option through 6/30/2008, although DPI clock hours will no longer be issued.
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TECHNOLOGY & AUDIOVISIUAL LICENSES 
Technology Licenses Since August 30, 2004
PI 34.32 Instructional Technology Coordinator
An instructional technology coordinator license is required for any person who is responsible for the direction and administration of the instructional computing and other instructional technology at the district level. A license may be issued to an applicant who has completed an approved program for instructional technology coordinator and who has the institutional endorsement for the license. Specific guidelines for the instructional technology coordinator license can be found at the DPI website.
Initial Level
• Eligible to hold any educator license
• Three years classroom or education experience
• Completion of a master’s degree or equivalent in an approved program for Instructional Technology Coordinator, based on PI 34.03.
• Valid for up to 5 years. This is non-renewable.
Professional Level
• Has held an initial Instructional Technology Coordinator license for at least 3 years
• Completion of a PDP.
• Must be renewed every 5 years.
Previous Licenses
Licensure before June 30, 2004
903: Instructional Technology Specialist (discontinued as of July 1, 2004)
Licensure prior to 1986
905: Audiovisual Coordinator
904: Audiovisual Director
The 903, 904 and 905 licenses may continue to be renewed by obtaining six college credits or a professional development plan. They may also be renewed using the semester credit/equivalency clock hour option through 6/30/2008, although DPI clock hours will no longer be issued.
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FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information on licensure in Wisconsin, contact
Kate Bugher, School Library Consultant
Phone: 608-266-9287, FAX: 608-266-2529
or 
Steve Sanders (Instructional Technology Coordinator Licensure)
Phone: 608-266-7112, FAX: 608-267-1052
For information on transferring a license from within Wisconsin or from another state, contact:
DPI Educator Licensing Website for specific information:
• Applicant Guide
• Application Procedures
• Application Form and other Necessary Materials
Note: Graduates of Wisconsin educator preparation programs apply for “Initial Licensure” using form PI-1602-IS. Graduates of non-Wisconsin programs must apply using form PI-1602-OS. More information on out-of-state licensure requests is available at the DPI website.

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