- Acknowledgment of Responsibility Form
- BEI Test of English Proficiency (TEP) - Written Test Dates October-December 2017
- DODDBHH Approved for Endorsement Requirements - 11-2-17
For those planning to submit Endorsement Applications, please review this list for approved activities to ensure that the applicable requirements can be met. This list is NOT exclusive and will be updated periodically.
- Division CEU Sponsorship Form
- EIPA Performance Testing Information/Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI)
- EIPA Written Testing Information
Michigan has at least two EIPA written test proctors. Please contact Boys Town at this link for additional information.
- Endorsements Update - 6-21-2016
Link to ASL video http://youtu.be/kDqjhmNSRUQ
The Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing has posted information related to Michigan interpreter rules. In addition to the video, we posted Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on what happens if an Appointing Authority cannot locate a qualified interpreter.
- Final Supervised Clinical Practice Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Division on Deaf and Hard of Hearing (now DODDBHH) MOU with Lansing Community College, Madonna University, Mott Community College, Oakland Community College and Baker College facilitating supervised clinical practice and internships
- Full Waiver Form
- Limited Waiver Form
- MI BEI Study Guide
- Michigan BEI Examination Application Form
- Michigan Certification Application Form
- Michigan Endorsements Application Form
Endorsement Application Forms are being accepted as of April 4. This form must be printed by the user and completed with a pen.
- Michigan Endorsements Application Form - Fillable
Endorsement Application Forms are being accepted effective April 4, 2016. This form can be completed electronically, then printed and sent to the Division. Save your work periodically as you move through the form.
- Name Change or Replacement Card Application
- Policies and Procedures Guide for Michigan-Certified Interpreters
This document defines internal policies and procedures relating to the Division's enforcement of the Michigan laws and rules, including the processing of and applications related to Michigan interpreter certification, the investigation of grievances filed against Michigan-certified interpreters, etc. It also serves to inform interpreters of what the Division will be looking for.
- School District Request for Exception to Educational Interpreter Standards
Districts must submit this form when unable to locate properly qualified educational interpreters for an individual student who is deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing. If an exception is granted, it is only effective through the end of the applicable school year.
- Underqualified 3.5-3.9 Educational Interpreter: Application for Temporary Assignment
This is for applicants with EIPA Performance scores of 3.5 through 3.9 who want to work in elementary or secondary educational settings either as short-term or long-term substitute interpreters or as underqualified interpreters. Applying for this temporary educational certification allows one to obtain annual Michigan certification as EDU 3.5-3.9 for an applicable school year.