act! Licensure Program
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The Alternative Careers in Teaching (act!) program is an individually tailored, alternative pathway to initial Wisconsin licensure as a secondary (grades 6-12) mathematics or science teacher. The program is tailored to adult career-changers looking for an alternative path to licensure that is flexible, fast, and convenient. Requirements for entry into the act! program include:
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Individuals best suited for the act! program have an undergraduate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) related field.
- 5 or more years of work experience (including employment experience while in the program)
The act! program is a cooperative program between the University of Wisconsin Colleges and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. The program is structured to meet the needs of the adult learner. To be contacted by a program representative, click here.
Anyone who would like information regarding the NOYCE Grant stipend should contact Dr. Michael Beeth.
Funding for the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program is
provided by the National Science Foundation
grants DUE-0833324 and DUE-0934682