Special Education Personnel Approval System

  • General Information

    The Special Education Personnel Approvals System is available through the Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS). To submit a special education personnel approval request, select the MOECS link under Approvals Online System below.

    A Special Education Personnel Approval may be granted in accordance with the procedures, policies, and criteria established by the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education (MDE, OSE). The procedures, policy, and criteria documents for school districts and intermediate school districts will assist you in processing approval requests through the MOECS.

    For more information on the rules pertaining to the specific areas that an approval may be granted, see the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE).

    MDE, Office of Special Education Personnel Approvals Contacts

    Roxanne Balfour, Department Specialist
    517-335-0468
    balfourr@michigan.gov

    Julie Markham, Secretary
    517-373-2979
    markhamj@michigan.gov

    MDE, Office of Special Education
    P.O. Box 30008
    Lansing, MI 48909
    517-373-8414 (fax)


Trained Out-of-State

Contact Information