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GLWI Early Childhood and Grades 1-8 Teacher Certificate Program Format

Description

  • 3 year program

  • Part-time (you can complete this program while working as a teacher or another job)

  • Summer-Fall-Spring terms for coursework

  • Each year has a fieldwork component

 

Summer - 3 years

  • Three week intensive Monday through Friday, 8+ hours each day, beginning the first Monday in July and ending three weeks later on Friday.

    • WEEK 1 and 2 VIRTUAL

    • WEEK 3 IN PERSON* in MILWAUKEE

 

Fall - 3 years

  • Weekly VIRTUAL sessions on Monday evenings, 6:00 - 8:00 Central Time, beginning the first Monday after Labor Day and ending the second Monday of December

  • Weekend VIRTUAL retreat during first weekend of November

 

Spring - 3 years

  • Weekly VIRTUAL sessions on Monday evenings, 6:00 - 8:00 Central Time, beginning the first Monday of April and ending the last Monday of April.

  • Weekend IN PERSON* in MILWAUKEE retreat during first weekend of March

 

Fieldwork - 3 years

  • Year 1 - 15 hours of observation at 3-5 Waldorf schools

  • Year 2 - 20-30 hours of observation and practice teaching at 2-4 Waldorf schools

  • Year 3 - 3-4 week practicum (student teaching)

  • Year 3 - Final Project

 

*We strive to cultivate an inclusive experience for all, if you need to participate differently or need accommodations during periods of in-person instruction, please let us know as soon as possible and we will do our best to work through different options.

 

2023-24 Dates
Summer - July 3 - 21, 2023

Fall Course - Sept 11 - Dec 11, 2023 (Monday evenings)

Fall Retreat - Nov 4 - 5, 2023 

Spring Course - Feb 5 - April 29, 2024 (Monday evenings)

Spring Retreat -  March 1-3, 2024 

See full Academic Calendar.