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  • Welcome

    Welcome to the Secondary Teacher Education Preparation (STEP) Program at UW-La Crosse.  STEP is designed as a collaborative program leading to licensure in Early Adolescence-Adolescence (approximate ages of learners 10 - 21)  in which teacher candidates earn a bachelors degree in an appropriate content major combined with professional education coursework and multiple field experiences.  STEP is part of the School of Education and is guided by its Conceptual Framework to become a leader in the preparation of globally responsive teachers through a University-wide commitment to teacher education.

    We invite you to learn about the STEP Program under the School of Education by selecting from the links to the left.

    For additional information, please contact:

    Dr. Jennifer Kosiak, Science and Math STEP Coordinator 
    1004 Cowley Hall, Mathematics Department  
    608-785-8385  
    jkosiak@uwlax.edu

    OR

    Dr. Gary Willhite, English and Social Studies STEP Coordinator 
    320 Morris Hall, Department of Educational Studies 
    608-785-8130  
    gwillhite@uwlax.edu

    Upcoming Events

    The Spring STEP Meet and Greet is scheduled for April 2nd from 5-7 in Cowley 41. This session will focus on academic advising. Food will be served!

    The Spring 2015 Student Teaching Information Meetings are on April 1st from 3-3:45 or April 2nd from 3:15-4:45 in 339 Cartwright.

    For the latest news, follow the UW-L STEP Program on Facebook.