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Revised Certificate Structure Implementation

Timeline of Implementation Milestones by Grade Band
Grade Band Preparation Program Applications Due Program Review Complete Expected First Enrollment in New Programs New Michigan Tests for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Offered  Expected First Candidates Graduate Final Offering of Old MTTC
Early Childhood General and Special Education (Birth-Kindergarten; ZN) Completed Completed Fall 2021; approved programs Now available (MTTC #134) Spring 2023 December 2026 (MTTC #106: ZS - Early Childhood Pk-General and Special Education)
Lower Elementary (PreK-3; ZO) Completed Completed Fall 2021; approved programs Now available (MTTC #117-120) Spring 2023 December 2026 (MTTC #103; ZG - Elementary K-5 All Subjects/K-8 Self-Contained)
Upper Elementary
(3-6; ZP)
Completed
Completed Fall 2021; approved programs Now available (MTTC #121-124) Spring 2023 December 2026 (MTTC #103; ZG - Elementary K-5 All Subjects/K-8 Self-Contained)
Middle Grades Professional Knowledge and Skills (5-9; standards) Completed Completed Fall 2023 (click on corresponding content area below to see approved programs) December 2024 (MTTC #135) Spring 2025 2029 (MTTC#085; ZL - Middle Level)
Middle Grades English Language Arts (5-9; BQ) Completed Completed
Fall 2023; approved programs December 2024 (MTTC #132) Spring 2025 2029 (MTTC #090; BX - Language Arts)
Middle Grades Mathematics (5-9; EQ) Completed Completed Fall 2023; approved programs December 2024 (MTTC #133) Spring 2025 2029 (MTTC #089: EX - Mathematics Elementary)
Middle Grades Science (5-9; DQ) Apr. 30, 2024 Sept. 2024 Fall 2024; approved programs Spring 2025 (MTTC #137) Summer 2025 2031 (MTTC #093; DI - Integrated Science Elementary)
Middle Level Social Studies (5-9; CQ) Nov. 30, 2023, Apr. 30, 2024, Nov. 20, 2024, & Apr. 30, 2025 TBD Fall 2024 TBD Summer 2026 TBD (MTTC #105; RX -Social Studies Elementary)
High School Professional Knowledge and Skills (7-12; standards) Completed Completed Fall 2023 (click on corresponding content area below to see approved programs) September 2024 (MTTC #136) Spring 2025 N/A (new test field)
High School English Language Arts (7-12; BQ) Completed Completed Fall 2023; approved programs September 2024 (MTTC #130) Spring 2025 2029 (MTTC #002; BA - English)
High School Mathematics (7-12; EQ) Completed Completed

Fall 2023; approved programs

September 2024 (MTTC #131) Spring 2025 2029 (MTTC #022; EX - Mathematics Secondary)
High School Science (7-12; DQ) Apr. 30, 2024 Sept. 2024 Fall 2024; approved programs Summer 2025 (MTTC #138) Summer 2025 2030 (MTTC #094; DI - Integrated Science Secondary)
High School Social Studies (7-12; CQ) Nov. 30, 2023, Apr.30, 2024, Nov. 30, 2024, & Apr. 30, 2025 TBD Fall 2024 TBD Summer 2026 TBD (MTTC #084; RX - Social Studies Secondary)