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Wisconsin Teacher Certification

American Board, also known as American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE), offers a flexible, affordable path to earn your teaching certificate in Wisconsin. You can complete our self-paced program online without quitting your job or taking additional college courses.

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edTPA is Not Required for American Board Candidates

American Board is the only state-approved alternative teacher certification program that does not require the edTPA (Educational Teacher Preparation Assessment) to be completed. This saves you time and money, as you move into a new career in education.

Certifications Offered in Wisconsin

Choose a subject below to learn more about the requirements to teach that subject:

Please call 1-877-669-2228 to speak with our Enrollment Team

State-Approved Certification Program

Approved by the Office of the Governor and accepted by DPI as a path to teacher certification in Wisconsin, American Board is proud to help get qualified, certified teachers into classrooms across the state.

For more information about our approved status or to ask questions about licensure issues, please contact the Educator Licensing Team of DPI. Click on the link to the right to email them.


How It Works

To use a teaching certificate from American Board in the state of Wisconsin, candidates will need to complete the following steps:

  1. Pass American Board’s required pedagogy exam and subject area exam.
  2. Submit your transcript(s) to American Board and pass a federal background check.
  3. Receive a teaching certificate and Institutional Recommendation from American Board.
  4. Apply to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for a teaching license.
  5. Begin teaching in a Wisconsin school.


Contact Us

We are available to answer your questions via email, chat, or phone. Reach out to us with questions and we’ll be happy to help you figure out if our program is the right fit for your needs.

Call 1-877-669-2228 to speak with our Enrollment Team or click the button below to email us.

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