SCECHs and Social Work CECs

SCECHs: State Continuing Education Clock Hours


State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) are State Board approved in-service, workshop, training, or conference credits that are used for the renewal of selected certificates issued by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and for meeting the continuing education requirement for school administrators.

SCECH Application

PDF DocumentInstructions for SCECH Application & Agenda

PDF DocumentExample SCECHs Application

PDF DocumentExample SCECHs Agenda

PDF DocumentSCECH Program Application (with additional WW info)

Word DocumentSCECH Program Agenda

PDF DocumentSCECH Attendance Sheet (use if this session is not on Wisdomwhere)



Individuals who hold the following certificates are eligible to use SCECHs towards renewal:

  • Professional Certificate
  • Standard Certificate
  • Administrator Certificate
  • Occupational Certificate
  • School Psychologist Certificate
  • School Guidance Counselor Certificate

Earning SCECHs

SCECHs can be earned by attending a training/workshop that offers SCECH credit. At the training/workshop, complete the provided SCECH Registration Form and ALWAYS be sure to sign in (100% attendance is required). The information will then be uploaded to the Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS) by the SCECH Sponsor and you will receive an evaluation that must be completed before you are awarded the credit. If you do not receive an evaluation email notification within 20 days, check your MOECS account.

Can My District/Building Offer SCECHs for On-Site PD?

Yes! All local districts are set up as their own SCECH sponsor. Please contact your district.

SCECHs may be awarded for:

  • New Teacher mentor

  • School Counselor mentor

  • School Psychologist Mentor

  • New Principal/Administrator Mentor

  • Supervision of Student Teacher/Teacher Intern

  • Supervision of School Counselor Internship

  • Supervision of School Psychologist Required Practicum/Internship

  • Supervision of Pre-Teaching/Mid-Tier Student/Pre-Service Student

To earn SCECHs for mentoring or supervising, fill out one of the logs below and email it to Jacqueline Seitz, or your local district SCECH sponsor.

PDF DocumentMentor Log

PDF DocumentSupervision Log

As of August 2015, all SCECH forms must include PIC numbers.

If you do not know your PIC number, visit the following MDE website:

External LinkMichigan Educator Certification Status

MDE: Locating your PIC number

The Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative (CEC) exists to support Michigan social workers and ensure that all continuing educational programs, trainings and practice meet the guidelines established in the Social Work Licensure law.

External LinkMI Social Work Continuing Education Application Packet

The application must be submitted to no later than 45 days before the date of the event.

Registration is completed through Wisdomwhere. Please submit a New Wisdomwhere Event/Session Form to add an event in WisdomWhere.