Professional development opportunities

Concordia University’s School of Education offers programs that lead to certification or endorsement in Michigan. For additional information regarding certification with Michigan, please see the Michigan Department of Education website. Forms and additional resources are available on the MOECS site.

(Michigan) Teacher Certification Program

This program is for an individual wanting to become a Michigan Certified Teacher for Secondary Education. We offer programs that will certify individuals in approximately 2 years in the following Secondary Content Fields: English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Integrated Science, and Spanish.

For more information regarding the Teacher Certification Program, please click here.

School Administrator Program

Concordia University Ann Arbor offers a Post-Master’s K-12 School Administrator Certificate Program (SACP). SACP is designed for current and aspiring administrators who already have their Master’s degree in education and desire to build a theoretical understanding of effective leadership and develop practical skills in school administration.

For more information regarding the School Administrator Program, please click here.

ESL Endorsement Program

This program is designed for teachers who want to earn an ESL endorsement to enable those with limited English proficiency to get the education and opportunities they deserve.

For more information regarding the ESL Endorsement Program, please click here.

Special Education – Learning Disability Endorsement Program

There are two paths to explore – the Endorsement Program and Master’s Degree Program. The Endorsement program is a 30-credit program for K-12 educators interested in obtaining the Michigan Endorsement in Special Education Learning Disabilities (SM). This program is offered as a K-12 endorsement added to an elementary or secondary certificate. You can also complete the 36-credit Master of Science.

For more information regarding the Learning Disability Endorsement program, please click here.