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  • “Teacher of Record” is defined in the 2023-24 MDE Pupil Accounting Manual as “the certificated teacher who provides instruction, gives tests and quizzes, evaluates the pupil’s performance and gives the pupil a grade.” Michigan Department of Education considers a ‘certificated teacher’ to be a person who has a valid certificate or permit. If your student teacher is working under a substitute teacher permit AND is providing instruction, giving tests and quizzes, evaluating the pupils’ performance and issuing grades, the student teacher would not qualify for a MI Future Educator Stipend.
  • For the 2023-24 award year, after the application is submitted, the student will appear on your Certification Roster. Certification Rosters are available for Fall 2023 processing.
  • Payments for the 2023-24 academic year have begun and will continue on a weekly basis until August 2024.