Early Childhood - Adolescence World
Languages Education Program

The World Languages Program is available for students who plan to teach a world language to children from birth to age 21, in PK through 12th grade. World Language students gain real world experience through an immersion experience and in the classroom by student teaching at area schools. Students who satisfactorily complete the program requirements also meet the Wisconsin teacher certification requirements for teaching World Languages for those grades.

Undergraduate Degree in Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Education Program


Those who successfully complete the undergraduate program will receive a bachelor's degree in education and complete requirements for licensure to teach a language.

Admission Criteria for the Undergraduate Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Education Program (PDF)

Download Undergraduate Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Teacher Certification Program Application (PDF)

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification in Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Program


Students who already have a bachelor's degree and are interested in becoming licensed teachers in the state of Wisconsin may earn post-baccalaureate teacher certification in a language.

Admission Criteria for the Post-Baccalaureate Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Education Program (PDF)

Download Post Baccalaureate Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Teacher Certification Program Application (PDF)

Initial Licensure


Licensure Information for the Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Program (PDF)

Curriculum and Instruction Advising


Visit the Curriculum and Instruction Advising webpage for more advising information.

Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Downloadable Program Sheets


Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Program Sheet - Undergraduate Major (PDF)
American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish

Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Program Sheet - Minor (PDF)
American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish

Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Program Sheets - Post Baccalaureate Major

American Sign Language (PDF)

Chinese (PDF)

French (PDF)

German (PDF)

Italian (PDF)

Latin (PDF)

Spanish (PDF)

Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Program Sheets - Post Baccalaureate Minor

Chinese (PDF)

French (PDF)

German (PDF)

Italian (PDF)

Latin (PDF)

Spanish (PDF)

OPI and WPT


OPI & WPT Information for the Early Childhood - Adolescence World Languages Program (PDF)

Faculty and Staff


Program Director

Tatiana Joesph

Program Faculty and Faculty Advisors

Antonieta Avila

Tatiana Joesph

Academic Advisors

John Lockman

Kristin Roosevelt