2021 WISCONSIN ACT 236
An Act to renumber and amend 118.19 (7m); and to create 118.19 (7m) (b) of the statutes; relating to: substitute teacher permits issued by the Department of Public Instruction.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
118.19 (7m) of the statutes is renumbered 118.19 (7m) (intro.) and amended to read:
118.19 (7m) (intro.) The state superintendent shall grant a substitute teacher permit to an individual who is eligible for licensure under subs. (4) and (10),
and who satisfies any of the following:
(a) The individual has an associate degree, and has successfully completed substitute teacher training.
118.19 (7m) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
118.19 (7m) (b) 1. All of the following apply to the individual:
a. The individual is at least 20 years of age.
b. The individual is enrolled in a teacher preparatory program approved by the state superintendent under s. 115.28 (7) (a).
c. If the teacher preparatory program in which the individual is enrolled awards a bachelor's degree, the individual has successfully completed the minimum number of course credits required for the individual to have achieved junior level status.
d. The individual has completed at least 15 hours of classroom observation.
2. If the individual is eligible for a substitute teacher permit under subd. 1., the state superintendent may not require the individual to complete substitute teacher training as a condition for receiving the permit.