Announcements, News, and Events

COHORT 23 – Current Secondary Education Students

Activities on the Horizon:

  • Student Teaching – January 24 ~ June 9
  • Summer Courses – June 21-Aug 5: Capstone, School Law & Professional Workshops are classes offered throughout the summer.
  • ECTI Professional Workshops – July 17-20: Offered for current students and Alums from the program
  • Licensing –  Upon the conclusion of the student teaching semester and with all other items address, candidates may apply for their teaching license through DPI.
  • Finals Conference & Graduation, Aug 3rd: Students will present a summary of their Master’s project to the public. Then, we will gather for a Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2023.  Informal, in-person reception included.

COHORT 24 –Prospective Secondary Education Students

Activities on the Horizon:

  • Rolling Application Review– At the end of each month applications will be considered for the upcoming cohort as space allows.  Final review to be done in May, 2022
  • Scholarship application–  The WiSH system is accepting applications.  DUE DATE: March 1.
  • Monthly Live Q&A’s: Virtual sessions will be held through the spring to support candidates’ preparation for their start in Summer 2022. (More details below)
  • Background Check’s – Due April 20:  A  condition of admittance is that each candidate must have a background check completed. 
  • Program Preparation – throughout May:  Surveys, registration and modules will be shared with candidates in preparation for the start of the program.
  • Program Orientation: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 (and June 15)  Additional information and times will be available as the date approaches.
  • First Day of Classes:  Monday, June 19, 2022

LIVE Q&A Sessions- for incoming students

Secondary Education staff and other representatives from UW service will host a series of sessions to address topics and questions about the program, process, documents and resources available.  Each session will be arranged around a theme and offer comments from relevant UW staff members.  In addition, there will be time for discussion and questions from candidates.


  •  February 15, 4:30, Financial Picture  (Link to Q&A, Link to Slides)
    • Scholarship opportunities, process and notification
    • Teacher Pledge Overview and FAQs
    • Tuition
    • Jobs
  • March 23, 4:30 Exploring resources, support and connections
    • Within the School of Education, there is a great support network
      • Teacher Ed Center-
      • Career Center:
      • Across campus:
  • April 11, 4:30, Zoom invite Meet the Advisors (Link to Q&A document)
    • Introduction to each SED Advisor/Coordinator
    • Summer 1 Calendar – .pdf visual
    • Direct Emails
      • ENGLISH: Dawn Lemirand-Poepping <>
      • SOCIAL STUDIES: Tom Owenby <>
      • SCIENCE: Mark Olson <>
      • MATHEMATICS Jen Murphy <>
      • ESL: Kaycee Rogers <>
  • May 26, 4:30, (ZOOM): Schedule and Expectations  (Link to Q&A Interactive document)
    • General calendar and daily schedule for 2022-23
      • Overview Slides – LINK
      • Summer Calendar for easy reference – Link
      • Course Registration list – link
    • Breakout space to ask questions

Secondary Education Finals Conference

Thursday, August 4, 2022, the sensational seventh cohort of teacher candidates from the Dept of Curriculum and Instruction’s Secondary Education Program will present their final Master’s projects.


Look back: 

COHORT 20! A summary of the MS projects from the 2020 Secondary Ed Graduates may be found through this link.

COHORT 19!    A summary of the MS projects from the 2019 Secondary Ed Graduates may be found through this link.