*NEW* WisRID's Recommended Changes to PI-34 on Educational Interpreter Licensure:
PI-34 Current Law:
Link to proposed changes from DPI: 
The Department of Public Instruction will conduct five hearings in January to accept public testimony on proposed changes to educator licensing rules (PI 34). In addition to the hearings, a public comment period is open until Jan. 31 with written comments on the proposed permanent rules given the same consideration as public testimony. The hearing dates, times, and locations are as follows:

January 16, 4 to 6 p.m. — St. Norbert College, Mulva Library, Room 101, 400 Third Street, De Pere;
January 17, 2:30 to 4 p.m. — DPI Headquarters, GEF 3, Room P41, 125 South Webster Street, Madison;
January 19, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. — Milwaukee Public Schools, Auditorium, 5225 West Vliet Street, Milwaukee;
January 25, 3 to 5 p.m. — CESA 10, Conference Center, 725 West Park Avenue, Chippewa Falls; and
January 29, 4 to 6 p.m. — University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Centennial Hall, 3212 Centennial Hall, La Crosse.

For those who cannot attend the public hearing, comments received by the Department will be given the same weight as testimony presented at the hearing.

Place Where Comments Are to Be Submitted and Deadline for Submission

Written comments can be made via the Department’s form for submitting comment at https://goo.gl/forms/DnTvOXf6LW3vMAVt2. Questions or additional testimony may accepted by using the contact information below. Written comments on the proposed rules received no later than January 31, 2018, will be given the same consideration as testimony presented at the hearing. The proposed administrative rule and supporting documents are available to review at http://dpi.wi.gov/policy-budget/administrative-rules/pi-34 or http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/chr/all/cr_17_093.


Contact Jaime Keef (Educational Interpreter Committee Chair) at educationalinterpreters@wisrid.org for additional questions/concerns about proposed changes to the educational interpreter license.