Come teach in Michigan, the Great Lakes State! Michigan needs qualified teachers to teach our
diverse student population, whether you prefer the urban areas of Detroit or Grand Rapids,
the beach communities along the shores of the beautiful Great Lakes, the rural towns in the Upper Peninsula,
or the many towns in between, Michigan has something for everyone.
With a retiring work force, teaching opportunities are on the rise in addition to the school
systems’ pay scales and benefit packages being very competitive.
Michigan’s Department of Education, along with thirty-five in-state teacher preparation institutions,
will ensure educators have the most up to date information regarding teacher certification rules and regulations.
Consider choosing Michigan to begin your teaching career. You will find it a wonderful place to
shape the minds of our country’s future leaders while enjoying an excellent quality of life.
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Salary data obtained from Department of Labor, May 2015 state occupational employment and wage estimates.
Charter schools are public schools that operate with freedom from many of the local and state regulations that apply to traditional public schools. Charter schools allow parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, and others the flexibility to innovate and provide students with increased educational options within the public school system.
We provide individualized counseling to assist you in exploring and selecting the best pathway to teaching and employment based on your unique needs and goals. To contact one of our counselors, use the quick message below.
to visit the Michigan state certification website.
Public schools are schools that are maintained at public expense for the education of the children of a community or district and that constitutes a part of a system of free education.
The Bureau of Indian Education oversees a total of 183 elementary, secondary, residential, and peripheral dormitories across 23 states. 129 schools are tribally controlled under P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Contracts or P.L. 100-297 Tribally controlled Grant Schools Act. 54 schools are operated by the Bureau of Indian education.