Dual Enrollment Credential Grant DECR

2017 Wisconsin Act 206 created the Dual Enrollment Credential Grant to assist high school teachers to meet the minimum qualification requirements of the Higher Learning Commission for eligibility to teach dual enrollment courses.

$500,000.00 is available annually with awards to be made to five categories:

  • School Districts with less than 650 pupils
  • School Districts between 650 – 1,600 pupils
  • School Districts with more than 1,600 pupils
  • Charter Schools
  • Private Schools

Following each school year the school receives an award the school must submit a report to the board including – the number of high school teachers who received the grant; the total of postsecondary credits completed by high school teachers that were funded by the grant; and the number of high school teachers described under the first requirement who are minimally qualified to teach dual enrollment courses.

The program is currently scheduled to conclude June 30, 2021.

Applications 2020-2021

The application period Summer 2020 through Spring 2021 is now open. If your school district (public) or school (private or charter) received funds during the 2019-2020 funding period, you are required to provide reporting regarding the previous funding. The reporting will be conducted via an emailed survey sent to the contact listed on the previous year’s application.

No new funds will issue until the mandatory reporting is completed.

The application period will close April 15th, 2021.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are accepting electronic signatures for the Dual Enrollment Credential Grant. To use an electronic signature, please download the form(s) and fill out in an external PDF application such as Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader.

For questions or concerns, please contact:

Peter Zammuto
Phone: (608) 267-2209
Email: peter.zammuto@wi.gov