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Return to the Profession
I hold a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate.
Welcome Home! If your certificate is still valid, you may immediately begin applying for jobs in Michigan.
My Michigan Teaching Certificate expired.
Welcome Home! If your Michigan certificate has expired, and you do not hold a valid out-of-state certificate, you must complete 150 education related professional learning hours to renew your certificate. There are no additional requirements or penalties if your certificate has lapsed. Additional requirements are necessary only if you are interested in advancing up to the next level of certification, however.
My Michigan Teaching Certificate expired, but I have been teaching out-of-state.
Welcome Home! If your certificate has expired and you hold a valid out-of-state teaching certificate, you meet the professional learning requirements for certification renewal. A one-time renewal is available to welcome you back to teaching in a Michigan school.
Special Renewal Opportunity!
If your certificate expired in June 2020 or earlier, you may qualify for a reduction or elimination of the professional learning hours required for recertification.