UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Alternative Education

Program Curriculum

To qualify for Wisconsin certification in alternative education, students will complete four core classes (eight credits) and a certification portfolio as specified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Students will also complete a practicum concurrently with the four core classes. To do so, students need to be working in an alternative education program or arrange to have access to a program so that observations can be made and conversations held with practitioners.

Offered in Summer:

AED 700 History and Philosophy of Alternative Education, 2 credits

Offered in Fall:

AED 701 Alternative Education Students: Who are They?, 2 credits
AED 702 Teaching and Working with Alternative Students, 2 credits

Offered in Spring:

AED 703 Building and Evaluating Alternative Programs, 2 credits

Elective Course
AED 689 Topics in Alternative Education , 2 credits