Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards

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Free WMELS downloads:

English Version 2017 -5th Edition (pdf) 

Spanish Version 2015 - 2nd Edition (pdf)

Early Literacy Update 2011 (pdf) - Needed for 2011 3rd Editions & earlier

Hmong version 2003 (pdf)

Planning for Early Literacy Success: WDPI Live Binders
Gives early education professionals tools to provide appropriate learning expectations for 4K & 5K students in their unique communities.


Purchase WMELS books from WDPI Publication Sales:

  • $5 each
  • Must prepay by credit card or check
  • English 5th Edition 2017
  • Spanish 2nd Edition 2015
  • Free for WMELS Trainers

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Additional WMELS Printed Materials are available FREE from DOA Document Sales:

Free WMELS bookmarks & posters (English or Spanish)

Wisconsin Core Competencies for Professionals Working with Young Children & Their Families
ENGLISH or SPANISH

Wisconsin Training & Technical Assistance Professional (T-TAP) Competencies for Early Childhood & Related Professionals Working with Adults 
ENGLISH or SPANISH

Questions? Please contact the Child Care Information Center.
• Phone: 1-800-362-7353 or 608-535-3288
• Email: [email protected]


Questions? Please contact the Child Care Information Center directly.


Updated 3/23/2019

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