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    MOECS is a secure web-based system allowing educators access to their certification data, apply for certificates and endorsements, and renew their certificates.


  • Support desk for the Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS):

    E-mail: MDE-EducatorHelp@Michigan.gov
    Telephone: 517-241-5000
    Phone and email support is available Monday through Thursday from 8:05am to noon and 1:05pm to 4:50pm.

    Our great team of representatives respond to questions via email during regular business hours.

    All State Government offices are CLOSED on the following dates:

    • Tuesday December 24
    • Wednesday December 25
    • Tuesday December 31
    • Wednesday January 1
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  • Search the SCECH catalog for Professional Learning opportunities to be used for renewing an educator certificate.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Most certificates expire on June 30 of the year of expiration.  Applications are processed as 'first come - first serve' and expediting services are not available. Processing time is impacted when application supporting documentation is not complete. Please be sure to print the cover letter generated for your application and follow the directions thoroughly.