Alternative Careers in Teaching

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Alternative Careers in Teaching


The Alternative Careers in Teaching program (act!is an individually tailored, alternative pathway to initial Wisconsin licensure as a secondary (grades 6-12) mathematics or science teacher or as a Technology Education teacher (grades K-12).  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:Image of two female students measuring in a science lab

  • 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.
  • An overall GPA of 2.75 or higher.

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, please fill out the Contact Info form.


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