All teaching staff meet or exceed requirements of the State of Wisconsin. 4K teachers hold DPI licenses that include early childhood education. All center lead teachers have at least an Associate's Degree, and many have Bachelor Degrees. In addition to our staff being trained in early childhood education, all of the staff at LLL hold current First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications.
Lakeland's Little Learners lead teachers must have minimum qualifications of a Registry Level 12 in addition to assistant childcare teachers experience of at least 80 full days or 120 half days.
Minimimum requirements for Lakeland's Little Learners assistant teachers include satisfactory completion of Introduction to the Child Care Profession.
We encourage all teachers to become teacher qualified with Wisconsin DCF requirements.
Four-Year-Old Kindergarten teachers must hold current Wisconsin DPI Licenses in Early Childhood Education.
In addition all full time teachers must have at least 25 hours of continuing education every year.
The Registry ...
Verifies that individuals meet or exceed entry level and on-going training requirements of the licensing administrative code established by The Department of Children & Families.
Records educational and professional contributions that surpass basic requirements.
Determines placement on The Registry Career Levels based on the individual’s education and training.
Defines the regulated care positions an individual is qualified to hold based on the requirements outlined by The Department of Children & Families which have been met.
Analyzes training based on core knowledge areas referred to by The National Association of Young Children (NAEYC).
Awards a certificate in recognition of an individual’s professional contributions and achievements.
LLL continuously takes applications for substitute teaching. Substitute teachers must meet minimum qualifications including having Shaken Baby Training and SIDS Training. There are opportunities for education reimbursement if you are hired. Early childhood classes, College Education majoring in early childhood education, CPR, AED, & First Aid certifications are preferred. 4K Teachers must have DPI license in early childhood education from the State of Wisconsin.
LLL accepts student teachers from several institutions of higher learning such as the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Blackhawk Technical College, and Gateway Technical College. If you are interested please contact Debbie Nehs or Tami Adams.