Training Educators and Creating Hope
Apply today! Our staff will work with you to chart your course to become a certified teacher!. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in any major, possess a 2.95 GPA or higher, provide proof of valid CPR and first aid certification, pass a criminal background check and
submit a resume.
In total, candidates are provided up to 445 hours of comprehensive curriculum in the following areas:
Child development or child psychology
Family and community relationships
Additionally, in response to new MDE requirements, we also offer a course in Restorative Practices.
During your first year, the residency year, you will gain significant experience as a certified classroom teacher. However, you
won't be alone!
Collaborating Teachers (CT’s), Instructional Coaches, Directors of Instruction and Residency Directors work side by side with all Residents by providing targeted, individualized, on-going training, mentoring and in-classroom support.
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, including three years of teaching with successful evaluations, your Interim Certification will convert to a Michigan Standard Certificate !