Articulation Agreement Between UWS and the WTCS Will Benefit Students in Early
A transfer articulation agreement initiated by Wisconsin
Indianhead Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Superior has
resulted in the official signing of a transfer articulation agreement between
UW-Superior and the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS).
This articulation agreement will provide an “educational
bridge” for students who obtained an Early Childhood associate degree from a
college in the WTCS to transfer credits into the UW-Superior system.
WITC Divisional Dean, Family & Consumer Services, Laura
Wassenaar explains, “The WTCS Early Childhood associate degree curriculum meets
the essential requirements for the UW-Superior Early Childhood minor and may
also meet other requirements needed to earn a BS in Elementary Education.” This
agreement will benefit any student who graduates from the Early Childhood
Education program in the Wisconsin Technical College System who chooses to build
on their associate degree by pursuing an Elementary Education major / Early
Childhood minor at UW-Superior.
This articulation agreement comes after many years of
effort by both colleges to enter into a partnership that would benefit ECE
students. At the official signing of the articulation agreement attended by
representatives from UW-Superior and WITC, Dr. Christopher Markwood, provost and
vice chancellor of UW-Superior stated, “This agreement is really about students.
It’s a big step for our students, your students and all the students in the
Dr. Bob Meyer, WITC President sees this partnership
as a way the two colleges can foster an ongoing relationship that will benefit
the community. Meyer states, “I’d like to thank all the faculty and staff
involved in this process. This agreement is a milestone in our relationship with
UW-Superior. I hope we will have many more to come. This agreement is good for
the citizens of our community.”
Dr. Julius Erlenbach ,UW-Superior chancellor, echoed these
sentiments adding, “I’m delighted this agreement is making our relationship