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1 Office of Professional Preparation Services Educator Certification

2 2 Website Highly Qualified information: /mde-hq Certification Information: /teachercert -Including the FACTS documents -approved Michigan EPIs Informational Podcasts: Certification, Permits, and School Safety.

3 3 Important Dates R enewals can be applied for anytime after January 1 of the year, in which it expires without any loss of validity. M ichigan certificates expire on June 30th of any given year. July 15 – Last day to apply for permits for previous school year. August 1 – Applications for new school year permits may be submitted.

4 4 Certificate Typ Certificate Typ es Provisional Certificate Two-Year Extended Provisional Certificate Professional Education Certificate Interim Occupational Certificate Occupational Education Certificate Preliminary School Psychologist Certificate School Psychologist Certificate Temporary Teacher Employm ent Interim Teaching Certificate School Guidance Counselor License Temporary School Counselor Authorization Preliminary School Counselor Authorization Administrator Cert ificate No longer issues the following certificates, however still valid: 18-Hour and 30-Hour Continuing Certificate (no reinstatement required) Permanent Certificate Full Vocational Authorization

5 5 Current Types Provisional Teaching Certificate V alid for up to 6 years. M ay be renewed twice (each renewal valid for approx. 3 years). A dditional 3 rd renewal or 2-Year Extension available under specific conditions. Professional Education Teaching Certificate V alid for up to 5 ½ years. R enewed for an additional 5 years based on meeting the continuing education requirement (no extensions are given). Advanced Professional Education Teaching Certificate N ew (May 18, 2012), optional, and valid for 5 years. N ational Board certification or completion of approved teacher leader training program. 5 consecutive effective or highly effective ratings.

6 September 1, 2013 First Provisional Renewal requires completion of ONE Of THE FOLLOWING: 6 semester hours in a planned course of study* since the issuance of the provisional certificate at an approved educator preparation institution; OR 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) appropriate to the grade level and content endorsement(s) of the certificate held since the issuance of the provisional certificate; OR C ombination of semester credit hours and SCECHs (30 SCECHs equate to 1 semester credit hour) since the issuance of the provisional certificate; OR C ompletion of an approved master’s or higher degree in areas appropriate to K-12 teaching at any time at an approved educator preparation institution. 6

7 September 1, 2013 Second Provisional Renewal requires completion of ONE of the following: 6 semester hours in a planned course of study since the issuance of the 1 st provisional certificate at an approved educator preparation institution; OR 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) appropriate to the grade level and content endorsement(s) of the certificate held since the issuance of the 1 st provisional certificate; OR C ombination of semester credit hours and SCECHs (30 SCECHs equate to 1 semester credit hour) since the issuance of the provisional certificate; OR C ompletion of an approved master’s or higher degree in areas appropriate to K-12 teaching at any time at an approved educator preparation institution. 7

8 September 1, 2013 Advancement to the Professional Certificate 3 years of successful teaching experience. A ppropriate reading credit (3/6 content + 3 diagnostics). A nd ONE of the following since the issuance of the Provisional Certificate: –6 semester hours in a planned course of study at an approved educator preparation institution (3 credits of diagnostics can count). –180 SCECH. –150 DPPD hours in accordance with Michigan School Code Sections –Combination of the three = a total of 180 »30 SCECH =1 semester credit hour = 30 clock hours of DPPD 8

9 9 September 1, 2013

10 Changes as of May 18, 2012 Completion of 6 semester hours of credit at any 4-year or community college listed in the Directory of Michigan Institutions of Higher Education at an approved out-of-state university; OR Earned 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH, formerly known as SB-CEU); OR Completed 150 District Provided Professional Development (DPPD) hours in accordance with Michigan School Code Section ; OR A combination of semester credits, SCECH and/or DPPD = a total of Professional Education Certificate Renewal

11 11 Effective: May 18, 2012

12 12 Requirements for Professional Learning in Michigan: There are four sections in the Michigan Revised School Code / Michigan Compiled Law (MCL) Section 380 that address professional learning. –Sections and specify requirements for the PROVISION BY DISTRICTS of professional learning for teachers. –Section specifies continuing education requirements for school administrators. –Section /Section 101(10) enables schools to schedule up to 38 hours of professional learning and count it as part of the required 1,098 hours of instructional time. Districts are encouraged to use online options for professional development. Educator Professional Development

13 13 Teacher Professional Development MCL F ive days of teacher professional development shall be provided each year. T he five days shall not be counted toward the professional development required under Section 1526 (for new teachers). Districts report provision of professional development on DS – 4168 Report of Days and Clock Hours of Pupil Instruction.

14 14 SCECHs and Secure Central Registry A dministrative Rules changes eliminated State Board Continuing Education Units (SB-CEUs) and established State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs). A ll SCECHs obtained after January 1, 2010, are awarded via the Secure Central Registry (SCR). –Must maintain paper certificates awarded prior to December 31, E ducators must have a personal account in the SCR to be awarded SCECHs. T he provided to the SCECH Coordinator and used for the SCR account creation must match.

15 15 Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS) MOECS Overview R egister for access to MOECS with your Michigan Education Information System (MEIS) username/account number using the form found at: Reports Permits/Renewals Manage Demographics Annual Occupational Authorization/Renewals Two-Year Provisional/IOC Extensions School Nurse Certificates/Renewals Professional Development Data Credential Data Exchange

16 16 Thank You! T hank you for your time and attention!T hank you for your time and attention! F or more information regarding certification, please contact our office at: F or more information regarding certification, please contact our office at:


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