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• Teacher Foreign Exchange PDF icon

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• State Aid Act Certification Penalty PDF icon


Non-Rule Regulatory Documents

• Acceptance of Employment Experience PDF icon

• Student Teaching Practicum Requirements for Teachers under Temp Approval PDF icon

• Special Education Administrator Certification Requirements PDF icon

• 2011-057 - Health Teacher - Guest Presenter Policy PDF icon

• 2011-20 Requirements for Administrator Certification for Early Childhood Education Programs PDF icon

• Appropriate Assignments for Elementary Certified Teachers PDF icon

• Classes That Can be Taught - NCLB DOC icon Updated 03/25/2014.

• Utilization of Noncertified Personnel in Elementary and Secondary Schools DOC icon


General Teacher Certification Information

• Private School Teacher Certification PDF icon


Certification Rules

• Teacher Certification Administrative Rules PDF icon

• Administrator Certification Code Rules

• School Counselor Administrative Rules PDF icon

• School Psychologist Certificate Administrative Rules PDF icon

• School Nurse Certification Rules PDF icon

• School Administrator Certificate and Continuing Education Requirements PDF icon

• Certificate Nullification RulesR 390.1118 Nullification of teaching certificate Rule 18. (1) The holder of a Michigan teaching certificate may request the superintendent of public instruction to immediately nullify his or her teaching certificate or certificate endorsement(s) under section 1532 of 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1532. (2) Any nullification approved by the superintendent of public instruction shall take effect immediately. (3) Requests for nullification shall be made on an application form provided by the department. An application for nullification may be withdrawn by the applicant any time before the approval. A request shall be made in writing. (4) Any certificate, endorsement, or grade level certification is nullified shall not be reinstated. History: 1992 AACS; 2006 AACS; 2012 MR 10, Eff. May 18, 2012.


School Safety Legislation

• Criminal History Checks and Conviction Information

• FBI Criminal History Checks PDF icon

• Conviction Reporting - Teachers PDF icon

• Certification Fraud PDF icon

• Conviction Reporting - Administrators PDF icon

• Conviction Reporting - State Board Approved Positions PDF icon

• Criminal History Checks PDF icon

• Approved Sites for Live Scan (Criminal History) DOC icon




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