Michigan Office of Educator Excellence

Michigan Office of Educator Excellence The Michigan Office of Educator Excellence is responsible for administering programs to develop and maintain Michigan's educator workforce. The Office of Educator Excellence (OEE) fosters the educational achievement of all Michigan youth and adults, Pre-K through 12th grade, by assuring that all professional school personnel complete quality preparation and professional development programs which meet standards established by the Michigan Legislature, the State Board of Education, and the U.S.

Department of Education. The OEE is comprised of the following 5 units: Placement, Growth, and Retention Unit Certification Unit Accountability Unit Preparation Unit Recruitment and Recognition

Operating as usual

11/06/2020

The November #PMEchat is next Tuesday, Nov 10! Join RTOYs Sarah Soper, Erin Carlson & Liz Honeysett as they talk about student successes from this school year. Join us at 7pm, and come ready to share work your students have accomplished. We want you to showcase your students!

11/06/2020

The November #PMEchat is next Tuesday, Nov 10! Join RTOYs Sarah Soper, Erin Carlson & Liz Honeysett as they talk about student successes from this school year. Join us at 7pm, and come ready to share work your students have accomplished. We want you to showcase your students!

11/06/2020
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The annual educator effectiveness ratings appeal window is open through December 1st, 2020. Educators needing to update inaccurate ratings from the past 5 years may do so at this time.

For more information, please visit: http://ow.ly/k9lJ50B1Bzk

11/05/2020

The November #PMEchat is next Tuesday, Nov 10! Join RTOYs Sarah Soper, Erin Carlson & Liz Honeysett as they talk about student successes from this school year. Join us at 7pm, and come ready to share work your students have accomplished. We want you to showcase your students!

The Michigan Department of Education is closed today, November 3rd, in observance of Election Day. We will re-open tomor...
11/03/2020

The Michigan Department of Education is closed today, November 3rd, in observance of Election Day. We will re-open tomorrow, Wednesday, November 4 for regular business hours. We look forward to continuing to serve all of our proud Michigan educators when we reopen.

11/02/2020

The Michigan Department of Education is closed tomorrow, November 3rd, in observance of Election Day. We will re-open on Wednesday, November 4 for regular business hours. We look forward to continuing to serve all of our proud Michigan educators when we reopen.

11/02/2020

Congratulations to Dawn Hendges and Holly Holm, Michigan's 2020 Education Support Staff Professionals of the Year!
Hendges works in food service at Parma Elementary in Western School District and Holm is an administrative assistant in COOR ISD.

10/26/2020
http://ow.ly/k9lJ50B1Bzk

The annual educator effectiveness ratings appeal window is open through December 1st, 2020. Educators needing to update inaccurate ratings from the past 5 years may do so at this time.

For more information, please visit: http://ow.ly/k9lJ50B1Bzk

10/23/2020

October is National Principals Month!

Principals play a key role in our schools. They help set positive school culture, and can serve as mentors to educators and role models for students. Thank you Michigan principals, for all that you do for your students and staff.

Today is the last day to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! 10 teachers are selected as Region...
10/18/2020

Today is the last day to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! 10 teachers are selected as Regional Teachers of the Year with one RTOY named the 2021-22 MTOY. Learn more at www.michigan.gov/mtoy.

Nominate before 11:59pm at: bit.ly/2021-22MTOY

Tomorrow, Oct. 18 is the last day to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! 10 teachers are select...
10/17/2020

Tomorrow, Oct. 18 is the last day to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! 10 teachers are selected as Regional Teachers of the Year with one RTOY named the 2021-22 MTOY. Learn more at www.michigan.gov/mtoy

Nominate at bit.ly/2021-22MTOY

Congratulations to this future Michigan educator!
10/16/2020

Congratulations to this future Michigan educator!

Congratulations to Our OU Scholarship Winner!

Meemic would like to offer a hearty congratulations to Amy Hiltz, the winner of this year’s Meemic Insurance Company Scholarship for Teacher Education at Oakland University in Rochester, MI. Amy is studying elementary education with an emphasis on language arts. We hope you have a great year, Amy!

10/16/2020

October is National Principals Month!

Principals play a key role in our schools. They help set positive school culture, and can serve as mentors to educators and role models for students. Thank you Michigan principals, for all that you do for your students and staff.

Just 2 days left to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! 10 teachers are selected as Regional Te...
10/16/2020

Just 2 days left to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! 10 teachers are selected as Regional Teachers of the Year & serve on the MI Teacher Leadership Advisory Council. One RTOY will be named the 2021-22 MTOY.

Nominate at bit.ly/2021-22MTOY

Just 3 days left to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! 10 teachers are selected as Regional Te...
10/15/2020

Just 3 days left to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! 10 teachers are selected as Regional Teachers of the Year & serve on the MI Teacher Leadership Advisory Council. One RTOY will be named the 2021-22 MTOY.

Nominate at bit.ly/2021-22MTOY

Just 4 days left to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! Each year, 10 teachers are selected as ...
10/14/2020

Just 4 days left to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! Each year, 10 teachers are selected as Regional Teachers of the Year & serve on the MI Teacher Leadership Advisory Council, providing valuable feedback to MDE.

Nominate at bit.ly/2021-22MTOY

Just 6 days left to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! Each year, 10 teachers are selected as ...
10/13/2020

Just 6 days left to nominate a teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! Each year, 10 teachers are selected as Regional Teachers of the Year & serve on the MI Teacher Leadership Advisory Council, providing valuable feedback to MDE.

Nominate at bit.ly/2021-22MTOY

10/13/2020
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Are you a #proudMIeducator in need of PD? We have updated our list of approved, free and low-cost online SCECH programs to use for #MIeducation recertification.

Check it out at: ow.ly/K9hB50yWuKy. If you have any questions, contact us at [email protected].

Did you know that Michigan has observed an upward trend in first year teachers? For more information on Michigan’s educa...
10/12/2020

Did you know that Michigan has observed an upward trend in first year teachers? For more information on Michigan’s educator workforce see our Annual Educator Workforce Report -->https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/OEE_Annual_Report_2019-2020_696581_7.pdf (link opens report as a PDF)

10/09/2020

Mark your calendars for next Tuesday, Oct. 13, for the monthly #PMEchat, featuring 2020-21 Region 6 TOY @chelsee_schram 2020-21 Region 9 TOY & MTOY @owenmakesstuff + 2020-21 Region 10 TOY @mathqueenjanine. The topic this month is "Virtual and Hybrid Learning." Cya there!

Check out the fall edition of our Superintendent’s Workforce Guide to find helpful resources addressing workforce issues...
10/09/2020
Superintendent's Workforce Guide

Check out the fall edition of our Superintendent’s Workforce Guide to find helpful resources addressing workforce issues that commonly present themselves this time of year.

https://www.smore.com/65e89

Workforce Supports for Michigan Superintendents Welcome to the first edition of the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Educator...

10/09/2020

October is National Principals Month!

Principals play a key role in our schools. They help set positive school culture, and can serve as mentors to educators and role models for students. Thank you Michigan principals, for all that you do for your students and staff.

Nominate an outstanding teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! Each year, 10 teachers are selected as Regiona...
10/08/2020

Nominate an outstanding teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year! Each year, 10 teachers are selected as Regional Teachers of the Year and serve on the MI Teacher Leadership Advisory Council, providing valuable feedback to MDE.

Nominate at bit.ly/2021-22MTOY

10/07/2020
2021-2022 MTOY Nomination | Michigan Department of Education

11 days remain to nominate an outstanding Teacher for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year (MTOY). The MTOY program is not intended to name a "best" teacher, but to honor the work teachers do on behalf of their students and profession.

Nominate here--> https://bit.ly/2021-22MTOY

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It's finally here! The 1st MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year starts today at 9am. More than 90 schools & o...
10/07/2020

It's finally here! The 1st MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year starts today at 9am. More than 90 schools & organizations with job openings have registered so job seekers: have your resume ready!

Both employers and job seekers can register at: http://ow.ly/s6pJ50BxQ2g

10/06/2020

Join 2020-21 Regional Teachers of the Year Chelsee Schram and Janine Scott, and 2020-21 MTOY Owen Bondono a week from today at 7pm for our monthly #PMEchat. The topic of this month's chat is "Virtual and Hybrid Learning." Hope to see you there!

Tomorrow! Its the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizations with job...
10/06/2020

Tomorrow! Its the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizations with job openings have registered so far, so job seekers: get those resumes ready!

Both employers and job seekers can register at: http://ow.ly/s6pJ50BxQ2g

Just two more days until the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizatio...
10/05/2020

Just two more days until the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizations with job openings have registered so far, so job seekers: get those resumes ready!

Both employers and job seekers can register at: http://ow.ly/s6pJ50BxQ2g

Wednesday, October 7, is the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizatio...
10/04/2020

Wednesday, October 7, is the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizations with job openings have registered so far, so job seekers: get those resumes ready!

Both employers and job seekers can register at: http://ow.ly/s6pJ50BxQ2g

Wednesday, October 7, is the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizatio...
10/03/2020

Wednesday, October 7, is the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizations with job openings have registered so far, so job seekers: get those resumes ready!

Both employers and job seekers can register at: http://ow.ly/s6pJ50BxQ2g

Wednesday, October 7, is the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizatio...
10/03/2020

Wednesday, October 7, is the first MDE virtual job fair of the 2020-21 school year. More than 90 schools and organizations with job openings have registered so far, so job seekers: get those resumes ready!

Both employers and job seekers can register at: http://ow.ly/s6pJ50BxQ2g

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608 W. Allegan
Lansing, MI
48933

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Email all of your certification questions to [email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(517) 241-5000

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The Office of Educator Excellence (OEE) supports the educational achievement of all Michigan youth and adults, Pre-K through 12th grade, by assuring that all professional school personnel complete quality preparation and professional development programs which meet standards established by the Michigan Legislature, the State Board of Education, and the U.S. Department of Education. The office is responsible for creating, implementing, and administering programs to develop and maintain Michigan’s educator workforce. These programs help ensure that Michigan’s educators have the tools training, and supports to deliver effective instruction and leadership for all Michigan students, and receive recognition for service.


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We're excited to launch our informational series "Principals" in Education. Each month, Dr. Shelley McIntosh will respond to questions, provide support and advice regarding issues in our public schools and administration and share valuable information, tips and tools for teachers, principals, administrators, students and parents. Have a question? Make sure to send Dr. Shelley a note so that she can address your concerns! Click on NOTES for her inaugural series opener "Importance of Contact Between Students and Faculty" https://www.facebook.com/drshelleywrites
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I am a probationary teacher in my second year at a new school (6.75 years of teaching) I have completed 14 days during the summer at my ISD for professional development. Does this count towards my 30 extra hours as a new teacher?
You spoke briefly about Administrator Certification (MCL380.1246) and changes to the renewal dates (a drop down?), can you please elaborate or show links where this information is located?