Michigan - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Teacher Licensure Renewal

Area: 
Teacher Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

Professional development is required for teachers in order to renew a certificate.

Body: 

First renewal requires completion of ONE Of THE FOLLOWING:
o 6 semester hours in a planned course of study* at an approved EPI or 6 semester credit hours of academic credit appropriate to the grade
level and content endorsement (s) of the certificate at any regionally accredited college or university earned within the three years preceding the date of application; or
o 150 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) appropriate to the grade level and content endorsement(s) of the certificate earned
within the three years preceding the date of application; or
o Combination of semester credit hours and SCECHs (25 SCECHs equate to 1 semester credit hour) equivalent to 150 hours earned within the three years preceding the date of application; or
o Completion of an approved Master’s Degree or higher at any time.

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/15/2016