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Students take the Foundations Block courses prior to applying for Admission to Professional Education in the College of Education and Professional Studies. Students are part of a cohort group experience that includes three courses in the social and psychological foundations of education and a fieldwork placement in a diverse school. All students entering the foundations block courses must meet the following criteria:
A 2.75 combined cumulative GPA (grade point average); On a minimum of 12 completed credits
Passing scores on the PPST or CORE; OR passing scores as designated by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction on the ACT, SAT, or GRE within the last ten years
Complete the Phase 1 and 2 online video meeting and pass the accompanying quiz in D2L
Foundations Block Courses
The College of Education and Professional Studies has a multi-phase portfolio process demonstrating student proficiency on the inTASC Standards. The Foundations Block is where students complete the Phase 2 portfolio for Admission to Professional Education. This is the second component of the Introduction course, in addition to the fieldwork component above. For more information on this portfolio, please see the portfolio guide.