Standards and Assessment

Welcome to the UW-Whitewater educational standards and assessment program! We look forward to working with you to implement best practices regarding assessment, educational standards, and the relationship between assessment data and educational programming.

The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater College of Education and Professional Studies (COEPS) offers a Supplementary Program Coordinator License in Standards and Assessment. For more information, follow the License link on the left.

The COEPS also offers a variety of one-time assessment-related professional development opportunities on campus. If you are interested in one of these opportunities or have a suggestion for a session, please see the Professional Development page or contact one of the program faculty.

Upcoming Courses

Fall 2014

Evidence-Based Curricular Evaluation and Improvement I: Individual and Classroom Levels: This is the first course in the Standards and Assessment licensure program and will be offered for the first time in Fall of 2014!

How to Apply

Anyone is welcome to take the first course (Evidence-Based Curricular Evaluation and Improvement I: Individual and Classroom Levels) without applying to the program or declaring their intent to seek the license. To do so, current UW-Whitewater graduate students can simply add the class through WINS. Individuals who are not currently UW-Whitewater students should contact Carrie Lencho ( to request a registration packet.

Individuals who want to pursue the entire license should complete the Application Form for Licensed Teachers located here. Individuals should select "Standards and Assessment" under Specialized Area. This form also indicates other information that needs to be returned (e.g., transcripts, teaching license, etc) in order for UWW to endorse a candidate for licensure.