Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

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Department of Children and Families’ public benefit programs will continue during the partial federal government shutdown. Read the full announcement here.

Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards

WMELS Book Cover - Fifth Edition


Order Information

  • $4 each
  • Minimum order of 3 books
  • Must prepay by credit card or check
  • English 5th edition 2017
  • Spanish 2nd edition 2015


You may download the Early Learning Standards in English, Spanish, or Hmong from the Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners website.

Free Print Copies of Related Materials

CCIC accepts orders for free items the following ways:

  • via mail to CCIC, 2109 S Stoughton Rd, Madison WI 53716
  • phone: 1-800-362-7353 or 608-224-5388
  • fax: 608-224-6178
  • email: ccic@wi.gov

Questions? Please contact the Child Care Information Center directly.