College of Education

Professional Certificate Renewals

Candidates for professional certification renewals must meet ONE of the following requirements:

  1. Six semester credit hours in a planned program at an approved teacher preparation institution (EPI); OR
  2. Six 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; OR
  3. 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) in appropriate to grade level and content endorsement(s) of the certificate held; OR
  4. 150 District Provided Professional Development (DPPD) hours through professional development programs appropriate to grade level and content endorsement(s); OR
  5. Any combination of the required amount of semester credit, SCECH and DPPD hours that equals 180 hour (see examples below)
  • 1 college credit is equivalent to 30 SCECH
    To convert SB-CEU to SCECH:
    Multiply the SB-CEU by 10 (Example: 2.4 SB-CEU x 10 = 24 SCECH clock hours)
  • 1 college credit is equivalent to 30 DPPD clock hours

Old SB-CEUs can still be used for professional certification and are recorded in the Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS)

All credits/hours need to be completed within five years prior to application AND since the issuance of last certificate.

 

Page last modified March 14, 2014