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EDPOL 375 & EDPOL 575G

Resources for Cultural Foundations of Education



Arts Education Partnership
Common Core and the arts

Common Core Standards
Reflect knowledge and skills for success in college and careers; adopted by 46 states

Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 Education
Standards for primary, upper elementary, middle school, and high school in content areas

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Accreditation standards; cover initial and advanced skills and paraeducators

International Literacy Association
For reading educators; English, & language arts; reading assessment

National Association for the Education of Young Children
Accreditation standards for teacher preparation programs

National Association of School Psychologists
Standards for training, field placement, and credentialing

National Association for Music Education
K12 standards in four arts disciplines—dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)
Offers certificates covering a variety of subject areas and student developmental levels

National Council for the Social Studies
Standards, links to state standards, standards for social studies teachers

National Council for Teachers of Mathematics
Standards and curriculum focal points for PK8 mathematics

National Council of Teachers of English
English/language arts standards for elementary, middle and secondary schools

National Science Teachers Association
Standards for science teachers, K12 science programs, and links to K12 science standards

Wisconsin Model Academic Standards
K12 students standards; includes content, performance, and proficiency standards

Wisconsin Standards for Teachers, Administrators, and Pupil Services
Best professional practice; educator preparation programs; career-long professional development



Certification Requirements for 50 States
Links to teacher certification requirements for all states

Educational Approval Board
Wisconsin agency for private post-secondary trade, technical, career, distance learning, and degree-granting schools

Educational Testing Service
Praxis testing information

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Licensing information for the state of Wisconsin