Residency In Teacher Education (RITE) is a Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) approved alternative pathway to teacher licensure in the State of Wisconsin. In order to meet the educational needs of Wisconsin school students, RITE's mission is to grow highly-qualified and effective teachers to work in teacher-shortage areas in Wisconsin's school districts.
2013 WI DPI Annual Educator Preparation Programs Report
2013 CESA 6: Residency In Teacher Education Program Report
Successful completion of RITE offers experienced adults, who hold an appropriate Bachelor's degree, the opportunity to become highly-qualified teachers in the State of Wisconsin. RITE teacher candidates receive formal instruction in the planning and delivery of effective instructional practices, assessment of student progress, classroom management and educational technology. Teacher candidates receive continuous support by way of classroom experience with mentoring by school district personnel and CESA 6 RITE program coaches.
Interested individuals must complete the application process that determines acceptance into the program. Successful participation in RITE allows teacher candidates to work as teachers in the area of their expertise while simultaneously earning Wisconsin teaching certification.
2015 - 2016 Residency In Teacher Education Flyer
ATTENTION EMERGENCY LICENSED TEACHERS: To apply for admittance into the current, 2015-2016 cohort, please contact Nancy Jaeger.
Get a "jump start" on earning your Special Education or ESL teaching license: We are accepting applications for part-time programming, scheduled to begin January 8, 2016 through May 21, 2016, for potential teacher candidates interested in Special Education and ESL teacher licensure.
Deadline to apply is December 31, 2015.