Are you an Aspiring Teacher?

Teacher reads to young students in her class.The School of Education will assist you with Test Preparation for the Wisconsin Foundation of Reading Test [WIFoRT].

The WiFoRT Test Preparation non-credit offering will run from 9:00 am to noon on the UWM Campus. Participants will be provided with handout materials that will include an overview of the WIFoRT, specific strategies for analyzing and answering test questions, and practical strategies for studying for the high-stakes test.

If you are interested in a program of longer duration for course credit, please refer to the online UWM Schedule of Classes. Search for CURRINS/EXCEDUC 377.


To register for a session, click on a set of dates below.

Seminar Sessions

Spring 2017 Sessions


$70 for current UWM students
$100 for all others

Enrollment is limited and current UWM students will receive first priority. Confirmed registration is required prior to attending sessions. Test preparation opportunities are designed to support individuals seeking a teacher license in all of the following areas:

  • Kindergarten to grade five
  • Reading teacher – initial license only
  • Special education
  • Reading specialist – initial license only

For course content questions, contact Krissy Lize at

Program Cancellations/Refunds

A full refund is issued to program participants if the School of Education or the School of Continuing Education cancels a program for any reason. Participant withdrawals made at least two weeks (14 days) prior to the start of a program can receive a 100% refund. When a participant withdraws less than two weeks
prior to the program start, participants may have their fees transferred one time to any currently available program, otherwise participants will receive a refund minus a 20% administrative fee. For programs with a fee of $35 or less, no refund will be given. Once a program has begun, refunds are no longer issued.