Eastern Michigan University
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Renewal of a Professional Education Certificate

Teachers can remain at the Professional level for the remainder of their careers. The Professional must be renewed every five (5) years by completing ONE of the following:

  • Six (6) semester hours in a planned course of study or appropriate to the grade level and content endorsement(s) of the certificate.
  • 150 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs).
  • 150 annual District Provided Professional Development (DPPD) hours.
  • Or a combination of semester hours, SCECHs, and DPPD hours. 25 SCECHs equals 1 semester hour; 25 DPPD equals 25 SCECHS or 1 semester hour.

Semester hours, SCECHs or DPPD must have been completed within the five (5) years preceding the date of application AND since the issue date of the previous Professional certificate.

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