Why Get Certified?
WETL is proud to offer unique assistance to Wisconsin Technology Leaders to help them earn their Certified Education Technology Leader credentials. Taking a cohort through CETL has numerous benefits including the following:
- WETL cohorts are free for Wisconsin technology leaders
- WETL will reimburse the cost of the CETL exam for WETL members who pass the exam
- WETL cohorts are taught by CETL holders who are K-12 technology leaders in Wisconsin
For more information about joining a cohort, please complete the WETL CETL Cohort Interest Form.
Wisconsin DPI supports the CoSN CETL® Certification Exam to build digital leadership capacity and support local district leadership teams. For more information on this support please visit: https://dpi.wi.gov/imt/licensure.
View the national Directory of Certified Education Technology Leaders to see who you can talk to about this certification.
The CETL certification process is the best professional development for school technology leaders. The framework really applies to the real job and covered everything I actually need to be a school technology leader. There is a very good balance between technical knowledge, management skills and K-12 educational concepts. The CETL certification can help technical IT staff learn about management and educational programs and also helps educators learn more about the technical IT concepts. I couldn’t imagine doing my job effectively as a technology director without this training.Brian Casey
Completing the CETL process gave me a chance to affirm where I was strong, and gave me a chance to grow in areas that I use less often. I would recommend completing the CETL process to anyone who wants to grow in their professional role as a Educational Technology Leader.Robert Smiley
Completing the CETL certification has not only increase my knowledge in the core framework of CoSN, but also offered me network opportunities across the state and country. I have been able to participate in speaking at other CETL cohorts through WETL to help new leaders become certified. I was also elected to the national CoSN Board in March of 2023!Sarah Radcliffe
WETL has developed a local study group to prepare WI Educational Technology Leaders for the CETL exam. This program will be offered twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall to prepare for exams. This study group is a collaborative partnership with WETL, DPI, and business partners. If you successfully complete the prep course and the exam, your test completion expense will be reimbursed through this partnership. This study group will be facilitated by a current CETL and will feature many other CETL recipients to prepare you to become a Certified Educational Technology Leader.
Days Until the Next Potential CETL Exam
December 7, 2023
Wisconsin Dells, WI