Teacher and Leader Preparation:
Michigan CEEDAR institutions of higher education (IHEs) are engaging in discussions with local education agency (LEA) partners to strengthen educator preparation in multi-tiered systems of supports (MTSS) and evidence-based literacy practices. Field experiences and practice opportunities are being examined, restructured, and increased. IHEs are developing and implementing strategies to help educators better understand evidence-based practices (EBPs) for struggling readers K-3.
Michigan has a goal of reviewing the certification structure and standards for teachers and school leaders in general and special education and making recommendations for future revisions. The state has convened a stakeholder group to engage in facilitated discussion around teacher and administrator certification.
Michigan has a goal of reviewing the educator program approval process to ensure alignment with the State Board of Education Standards and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) standards and processes.