2020 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 380 - The Revised School Code
Act 451 of 1976 The Revised School Code (380.1 - 380.1853)
Article 2 - (380.805...380.1644)
451-1976-2-21A Part 21a Professional Development (380.1525...380.1527)
Section 380.1527 Teacher Professional Development; Number of Days; Professional Development Provided by State-Approved Nonpublic School.

Universal Citation: MI Comp L § 380.1527 (2020)
380.1527 Teacher professional development; number of days; professional development provided by state-approved nonpublic school.

Sec. 1527.

(1) The board of each school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy shall provide at least 5 days of teacher professional development each school year.

(2) A state-approved nonpublic school may provide teacher professional development for nonpublic school teachers. The department shall credit this professional development toward the issuance or renewal of a teaching certificate or endorsement to the same extent as professional development provided by a public school is credited for its teachers for those purposes if the department determines that all of the following are met:

(a) The professional development provides substantially the same program content as professional development provided by a public school that is credited by the department toward the issuance or renewal of a teaching certificate or endorsement.

(b) The nonpublic school submits to the same auditing and documentation requirements for professional development as a public school.

(3) Professional development days provided under this section shall not be counted toward the professional development required under section 1526.

History: Add. 1995, Act 289, Eff. July 1, 1996 ;-- Am. 2014, Act 484, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 2015
Popular Name: Act 451

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