How To Become a PIE Teacher

Teachers interested in becoming a PIE teacher at their school should request an application and submit it along with a current resume and their undergraduate and graduate transcript.

Download PIE Faculty Application (.pdf)
Download PIE Faculty Application (.docx)

Please allow at least two months for review of PIE applications. New PIE applications are reviewed on the following schedule:

Completed Applications
Received by
Will Receive Approval
Notification by
January 1 March 1
February 28 May 1
April 30 July 1
June 30 September 1
August 30 October 15
October 14 December 15

Additional Applicant Eligibility Requirements

Some UW-Whitewater Academic Departments have established specific criteria for approval to teach PIE courses in their fields. Please consult the following links for program-specific eligibility requirements.

Art Studio 121: Art Studio 121 (Basic Art) is an introductory studio course for non-art majors and minors covering the basic concepts and materials of major visual arts. High school teachers interested in offering this course for dual enrollment should submit the following materials in the attached checklist for review by the Department of Art and Design. Art Studio 121 checklist.

Computer Science 162: Prospective PIE applicants for this course will be expected to cover the material and course exercises highlighted in the current textbook employed by UW-Whitewater.

English 101 and English 102: Applicants for the freshman English courses should submit the material requested in the attached English 101 and English 102 checklist and will want to consult the student learning outcomes outlined in the First Year Student Learning Outcomes document.

Second Year World Languages: Please include all of the requested material of the world languages checklist with your application.

PIE Instructor Responsibilities

The following link contain the timeline and responsibilities for PIE Instructors.

Download PIE Instructor Timeline and Responsibility (.docx)


For more information contact

Jodi Galvan - Coordinator, Partners in Education. pie@uww.edu | 608-201-1744
Seth Meisel - Associate Dean, Continuing Education. meisels@uww.edu | 262-472-1013