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1 Educator Certification Office of Professional Preparation Services

2 Website Highly Qualified information: Certification Information: o Including the FACTS documents o approved Michigan EPIs Informational Podcasts: Certification, Permits, and School Safety. 2

3 Important Dates Renewals can be applied for anytime after January 1 of the year, in which it expires without any loss of validity. Michigan 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. 3

4 Certificate Types Provisional Certificate Two-Year Extended Provisional Certificate Professional Education Certificate Interim Occupational Certificate Occupational Education Certificate Preliminary School Psychologist Certificate School Psychologist Certificate Interim Teaching Certificate School Guidance Counselor License Temporary School Counselor Authorization Preliminary School Counselor Authorization Administrator Certificate No longer issues the following certificates, however still valid: 18-Hour and 30-Hour Continuing Certificate (issued before 1988) (no reinstatement required) Permanent Certificate Full Vocational Authorization 4

5 Certificate Levels Two Levels of Certificates: Elementary certificates are valid for any K-5 teaching assignment. May teach all subjects K-5 and in a selfcontained classroom grades 6-8 all subjects. May teach a specific subject grades 6-8 (or K-12) ONLY when issued the appropriate endorsement. Document - Appropriate Assignments for Elementary Certified Teachers. 5

6 Certificate Levels Certain elementary certificates (Permanent and Continuing), no longer issued but remain valid, may teach all subjects grades K-8. An endorsement for grade 9 is also valid for grades K-8. Document - Appropriate Assignments for Elementary Certified Teachers. 6

7 Certificate Levels Two Levels of Certificates: Secondary certificates are valid for any 6-12 teaching assignment in a subject for which the appropriate endorsement has been earned. Endorsements are valid for grades 6-12 or K-12 (i.e. Special Education = K-12). Certain secondary certificates (Permanent and Continuing), no longer issued but remain valid, may teach all subjects grades 7-8. Document - Appropriate Assignments for Elementary Certified Teachers. 7

8 Types of Certificates Provisional Teaching Certificate Valid for up to 6 years. May be renewed twice (each renewal valid for approx. 3 years). Additional 3 rd renewal or 2-Year Extension available under specific conditions. Professional Education Teaching Certificate Valid for up to 5 ½ years. Renewed for an additional 5 years based on meeting the continuing education requirement (no extensions are given). Advanced Professional Education Teaching Certificate New (September 1, 2013), optional, and valid for 5 years. National Board certification or completion of approved teacher leader training or preparation institution. 5 consecutive effective or highly effective ratings. 8

9 Certificate Renewal Provisional (Initial) Teaching Certificate FIRST renewal requires 9 semester credit hours, since the issuance of the initial certificate, in a planned program or a master s degree or higher earned at anytime. SECOND renewal requires 18 semester credit hours since the issuance of the initial certificate, in a planned program or a master s degree or higher earned at anytime. Rules regarding this certificate will be changing September 1, (Already Changed) 9

10 CRITICALI nformation September 1, 2013 First Provisional Renewal requires completion of ONE Of THE FOLLOWING: 6 semester hours in a planned course of study* since the issue date of the initial Provisional Certificate at an approved EPI AND within the three years preceding application; 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) appropriate to the grade level and content endorsement(s) of the certificate held since the issue date of the initial Provisional Certificate AND within the three years preceding application; Combination of semester credit hours and SCECHs (30 SCECHs equate to 1 semester credit hour) since the issue date of the initial Provisional Certificate AND within the three years preceding application. 10

11 CRITICALI nformation September 1, 2013 Second Provisional Renewal requires completion of ONE of the following: 6 semester hours in a planned course of study* since the issue date of the FIRST Provisional Certificate renewal at an approved EPI AND within the three years preceding application; 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) appropriate to the grade level and content endorsement(s) of the certificate held since the issue date of the FIRST Provisional Certificate renewal AND within the three years preceding application; or Combination of semester credit hours and SCECHs (30 SCECHs equate to 1 semester credit hour) since the issue date of the FIRST Provisional Certificate renewal AND within the three years preceding application. 11

12 CRITICALI nformation Certificate Renewal Two-Year Extended Provisional Certificate Valid for 2 calendar years from the date of issuance. May be eligible if the following conditions have been met: o o o o o Provisional expired less than 10 years ago. Has as least one year of satisfactory teaching within the validity of his/her teaching certificate. is currently enrolled in a planned program at an approved. college/university. Michigan school is employing and sponsoring the individual for the validity (sponsoring school agrees to monitor the teacher s progress towards the completion of the professional education certificate requirements as it may expire within a school year). No other certification is available until professional education certificate requirements are met. 12

13 Certificate Advancement Advancement to the Professional Education Certificate 18 semester credits in a planned program since the issuance of the initial certificate, or a master s degree (or higher) earned at any time. 3 years of satisfactory experience within the validity of the Provisional teaching certificate. 3-6 credits of reading or reading methods (may be a part of original teacher prep program). 3 semester credit reading diagnostics requirement. Rules regarding this certificate will be changing September 1, (Already Changed) 13

14 Advancement to Professional Provisional Renewal Using 6 semester Credit Hours (CR), 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) or 150 District Provided Professional Development (DPPD) or Combination NOTE: Teachers cannot apply for a RENEWAL of a Provisional certificate until the year in which their current certificate expires 6 year validity 3 year validity 3 year validity 6 year validity *In addition to the CR/SCECH/DPPD requirement, advancing to the Professional certificate requires: o Three years of successful teaching experience since the issue date, and within the validity and grade level, of the Provisional Certificate o Appropriate reading credit Based upon May 18, 2012 Revisions of the Michigan Teacher Certification Code, sections: R (5) and R b(4) 14

15 September 1, 2013 Advancement to the Professional Certificate 3 years of successful teaching experience. Appropriate reading credit (3/6 content + 3 diagnostics). And ONE of the following since the issuance of the Provisional Certificate within the five years prior to application: o 6 semester hours in a planned course of study at an approved educator preparation institution. o 180 SCECH = Tells. o 150 DPPD hours in accordance with Michigan School Code Sections o Combination of the three.» 30 SCECH =1 semester credit hour = 30 clock hours of DPPD 15

16 Professional Education Certificate Renewal Changes as of May 18, 2012 Completion of 6 semester hours appropriate to grade level and/or endorsement(s) of the certificate at any four-year or community college listed in the Directory of Michigan Institutions of Higher Education or endorsement(s) of the certificate at any approved college or university. * 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs). 150 District Provided Professional Development (DPPD) hours in accordance with Michigan School Code Section The form is available in the Michigan Online Educator Certification System Michigan School Code Section ; OR A combination of semester credits, SCECH and/or DPPD. 16

17 Advanceed Professional Professional Renewal Using 6 semester Credit Hours (CR), 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) or 150 District Provided Professional Development (DPPD) or Combination 5 year validity 5 year validity 5 year validity 5 year validity *In addition to the CR/SCECH/DPPD requirement, advancing to the New Advanced Professional certificate requires: 5 consecutive effective or highly effective ratings, and National Board certification or completion of approved teacher leader training or preparation program Teachers may move between the Professional and Advanced Professional certificates based upon their effectiveness ratings. 17

18 National Board Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Meets Michigan's definition of a Highly Qualified teacher under No Child Left Behind (NCLB). Strengthens teaching practice. Improves student learning according to a vast majority of research. Increases financial opportunities in some Michigan school districts. Contributes to SCECH/certification renewal requirements. Michigan certificates match the validity of the NBPTS certificate (approx. 10 years). May be utilized to obtain the Michigan s NEW Advanced Professional certificate (available after 2016). 18

19 Current Issues Advancement to the Professional Certificate. o Use of DPPD. o SB-CEU are now called SCECH. Printing of Certificates (online). Link between Advanced Certificate Renewals, SCECHs, and credits in MOECS turned on. Permit Applications and Payment. o Application prior to assignment. o 30 days to pay. 19

20 School Counselor Certification In Michigan, school counselors may be issued an endorsement, a Preliminary Authorization, a Temporary Authorization or a School Counselor License. School Counselor Endorsement. Preliminary Employment Authorization to Work as a School Counselor. Temporary School Counselor Authorization. School Guidance Counselor License. For additional information regarding tenure of school counselors, compliance vs. non-compliance hiring of school counselors, School Counselor Authorizations, School Counselor License, or out-of-state School Counseling endorsements contact: Beatrice M. Harrison, Higher Education Consultant, at or (517)

21 No Child Left Behind Act Highly Qualified Teachers The core academic subjects are: English/Reading/Language Arts Mathematics Sciences World Languages Government/Civics History Geography Economics The Arts (Music, Visual Art, Dance & Theatre) Any teacher who provides direct instruction in a core academic class must be Highly Qualified for the assignment. Taking the MTTC test for the purpose of demonstrating competence as a Highly Qualified teacher will not lead to the awarding of an endorsement. 21

22 No Child Left Behind Act Highly Qualified Teacher Demonstrating Competence: At least an earned bachelor s degree. Full state certification, including appropriate endorsements or authorizations. ONE of the following: o An academic major or its equivalent (30 cr.). o Successful testing in the subject. o Any of the HOUSSE options. o National Board Certification. 22

23 No Child Left Behind Act Highly Qualified Special Education Teacher: ELEMENTARY SPECIAL EDUCATION teachers who provide direct instruction (the sole provider of instruction) in a core academic subject must be Highly Qualified to teach the subject. The options to demonstrate competence are: Take and pass the MTTC general elementary test. Identify they have completed the 18 semester credit hours towards the advancement of their certificate (HOUSSE option #1). Complete a specific portfolio available to special education teachers to cover all content the teacher may be asked to teach to special education students (HOUSSE option #3). National Board Certification. 23

24 No Child Left Behind Act Highly Qualified Special Education Teacher SECONDARY SPECIAL EDUCATION teachers assigned to a class where they provide direct instruction in a core academic subject must be Highly Qualified for the subject. Options to demonstrate competence are: An academic major or the equivalent of an academic major (30 semester credits). Pass the specific subject area MTTC. Appropriate National Board Certification. Completion of 18 semester credit hours in a planned program, or a master s degree, that enhanced and strengthened their ability to teach the core subject area(s). (HOUSSE option #1) Completion of 6 semester credit hours (or 90 pd hours) in the SPECIFIC core subject area within the past 5 years (HOUSSE option #2). Completion of a single or multiple subject portfolio (HOUSSE option #3). 24

25 NCLB and Other Teaching Assignments NCLB does not address teachers who are assigned to teach non-core academic classes Examples: Health Physical Education Computers (programming) Computer Applications Library Media Family & Consumer Science Sociology Psychology Vocational/Occupational American Sign Language Teachers NOT providing direct instruction, but providing support to a student in a general education setting OR facilitating instruction (i.e. NovaNet) do not need to meet the HQ requirements. 25

26 No Child Left Behind Act State Certification + Content Area Knowledge = Highly Qualified 26

27 NCLB and School Code and Teaching Assignments MICHIGAN LAW - A district may not assign a teacher who does not have the proper state authorization to teach a subject and be considered Highly Qualified. Such an assignment would be out-of-compliance with School Code (Section ) in addition to NCLB. FEDERAL LAW - The NCLB Act requires districts to only assign a Highly Qualified teacher to teach a core academic subject. 27

28 Administrator Certification PA 205 January 4, 2010 Requires administrators who are responsible for administering instructional programs to hold certificates. Authorizes alternate route programs offered by associations. 28

29 Administrator Certification Renewal & Validity Requirements Those hired after January 4, 2010, must hold a valid administrator certificate. Non-certified school administrator may be employed by a school district: o enroll in a program leading to certification as a school administrator not later than 6 months after date of employment. o 3 years to obtain certification. 29

30 Administrator Certification Renewal & Validity Requirements (cont.) Those employed on or before January 4, 2010, do not need to hold the administrator certificate, but must meet the same professional development requirements as for administrator certificate renewal: o Every 5 years: 6 semester credit hours OR 180 SCECHs OR a combination of the two. 30

31 Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS) MOECS Overview Register 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 31

32 SCECHs and Secure Central Registry (1 of 2) Administrative Rules changes eliminated State Board Continuing Education Units (SB-CEUs) and established State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs). All SCECHs obtained after January 1, 2010, are awarded via the Secure Central Registry (SCR). o Must maintain paper certificates awarded prior to December 31, Educators must have a personal account in the SCR to be awarded SCECHs. The provided to the SCECH Coordinator and used for the SCR account creation must match. 32

33 SCECHs and Secure Central Registry (2 of 2) Online evaluation must be completed to receive SCECHs. The SCR is available 24/7 and personal accounts can be accessed from any computer. PIC number in SCR account must match MOECS. Ability to add old SB-CEUs (prior to January 1, 2010) in MOECS. 33

34 SCECHs and Secure Central Registry Secure Central Registry (SCR) Home Page: Informational Podcast (PART 4): Informational Documents Regarding SCECHs and the SCR Difficulty Accessing or Navigating the SCR or call Questions about SCECHs and SCECH Offerings Local SCECH Coordinator Click on the word Sponsors. SCECH & SCR Program Administrator: Claudia Nicol Phone: (subject to name change). 34

35 Early Childhood ZA to ZS Early Childhood (General and Special Education) ZS o Reflects the changes in knowledge and skills within the most recently approved standards (2008). Teachers holding the ZA will need to possess a letter of approval from the Special Education and Early Intervention Office to teach early childhood special education. Teachers prepared in the new programs (after review in 2011) will be authorized to teach early childhood special education. 35

36 Educator Professional Development 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. o Sections and specify requirements for the PROVISION BY DISTRICTS of professional learning for teachers. o Section specifies continuing education requirements for school administrators. o 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. 36

37 Induction & Mentoring MCL A beginning teacher is any teacher in the first three years of his/her teaching career. The first three years may occur across employing school districts, whether public or private. 15 days of professional development are to be provided across the first three years of employment. Professional development hours are portable during this induction period. During the first three years of employment, the beginning teacher is to be provided a mentor. District repots provision of professional development in Registry of Education Personnel (REP) in two categories. 37

38 Teacher Professional Development MCL Five days of teacher professional development shall be provided each year. The 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. 38

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