Thursday, July 16, 2009

Teaching online in WI

Virtual Schools
Virtual Schools

30 hours of professional development for K-12 online teachers required starting July 2010

Wisconsin Act 222, enacted in April of 2008, states that, "Beginning July 1, 2010, no person may teach an online course in a public school, including a charter school, unless he or she has completed at least 30 hours of professional development designed to prepare a teacher for online teaching.” [Wisconsin State Statute 118.19(13)]

DPI Guidance for online course providers on how to implement this law may be accessed by clicking here.

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