CERTIFICATE RENEWAL AND SCECH INFORMATION
A maximum of 75 Non-Traditional SCECHs can be earned within a five-year renewal period to be used for certificate renewal.
Non-Traditional SCECH Offerings
To receive SCECH credit for Non-Traditional programs, contact your local SCECH Sponsor when starting the assignment for qualification instructions and validation forms required. Credit can only be earned by filing the appropriate paperwork within 30 days after the assignment.
Non-Trad School Committee Verification Form
Twenty-Five (25) SCECHs may be earned for a full School year. Partial credit is not allowed. An applicant cannot earn more than 25 SCECHs per school year, regardless of the number of different assigned committees. Mixing and matching of committee meetings is not allowed. School committees must meet a minimum of six times during the school year. Participants must have verified attendance at a minimum of 3/4 of the scheduled committee meetings, but not less than six meetings, to be eligible for SCECHs. A maximum of 75 SCECHs earned in each activity in a five-year renewal period can be used for certificate renewal.
Non-Traditional School Improvement Committee Verification Form
Twenty-five (25) SCECHs may be awarded for participation on a School Improvement Team for a full school year. The candidate must be an active member of the local or intermediate school board approved Public Act 25 School Improvement Team. Participants must have verified attendance at a minimum of ¾ of the scheduled School Improvement Team meetings, but not less than six meetings, to be eligible for SCECHs. The signature of the building principal on the verification form will provide verification of the successful completion of the professional development
Non-Traditional Mentor Teacher Counselor Psychologist Administrator Verification Form
Twenty-five (25)SCECHs are awarded for a placement period of a full semester of an academic year. A mentor teacher, counselor, psychologist or administrator must prepare and submit to the building principal and/or district’s superintendent an evaluation of the mentoring process. Verification must be submitted to the SCECH Coordinator no later than 30 days following the end date of the activity.
Non-Traditional Supervising Teacher - School Counselor - Psychologist Verification Form
Twenty-five SCECHs are awarded for a college placement period of not less than eight weeks. A supervising teacher must prepare and submit to the building principal and/or the teacher preparation institution’s representative an evaluation of the student teacher/teacher intern’s performance. Verification must be submitted to the SCECH Coordinator no later than 30 days following the end date of the activity.
Non-Traditional Pre-Teaching, Mid-Tier, Pre-Service Student
Up to fifteen SCECHs are awarded participation in the Supervision of Pre-Teaching/Mid-tier/Pre-Service Student program. It must be accompanied by a log recording the actual time spent with the student. Verification must be submitted to the SCECH Coordinator no later than 30 days following the end date of the activity
DISTRICT PROVIDED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT