For teachers who need to renew their teaching certification by June 30, 2013,  the Michigan Department of Education is now offering an online certification renewal system, the Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS).  Please visit the following link to process your certification renewal request:

Michigan Department of Education Online Educator Certification System

Information about recertification can be found by visiting the Michigan Department of Education website for Certification at the following link:

Michigan Department of Education - About Teacher Certification

There is a link under that webpage noted Frequently Asked Questions which is a good resource for many questions you might have.  The State of Michigan has made changes to what type of Professional Development training can be used for recertification.  The following information is an overview of changes that have been made:

Teacher Recertification Requirements effective June 2014

The State of Michigan is now allowing teaching professionals to use district provided professional development hours towards recertification.  In order to use this time, the following form needs to be completed and submitted to the Human Resources department for approval:

District Professional Development Form for Certificate Renewal

If you need any further assistance in processing your certification renewal, please call Human Resources at (810) 225-3908.