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Our Mission

The CEP supports the educational and field experiences of our educator preparation candidates, fosters community partnerships, enhances continuous improvement efforts of all education programs, and celebrates the profession of education through a framework of equity, inclusion, and social justice.

As the administrative core of the Education Unit, we are committed to supporting students, faculty, and staff while developing and utilizing a robust quality assurance system to:

  • enhance analysis of performance data to improve the learning experiences
  • ensure quality of educators through a dynamic certification system
  • enhance and develop support for our educator preparation candidates
  • facilitate opportunities for a comprehensive understanding of our preparation programs for continuous improvement
  • enhance mentor/mentee relationships,
  • support faculty in analysis of and improving program curriculum
  • develop professional development opportunities to serve our future educators


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We support all education programs at the University of Michigan-Flint:

Initial Teacher Certification Programs:
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education programs
    • Art Education
    • English TCP
    • Integrated Science TCP
    • Math TCP
    • Music Education
    • Psychology TCP
    • Spanish TCP
  • Education with Secondary Certification MAC program
Graduate and Advanced Licensure Programs:
  • Master of Arts Programs (MA) in Early Childhood, Educational Technology, Literacy Education, and Inclusive Education
  • Masters of Public Administration (MPA): Education Leadership
  • Mathematics Education for Elementary and Early Childhood Educators (MA)
  • Education Specialist (Ed.S): Curriculum and Instruction or Educational Leadership
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D)

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Support Services

In preparation for taking the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC), please contact us about out study guides and practice tests! The Center for Educator Preparation offers a variety of study cards, guides, and practice tests to support you. Stop by our office to check out the the materials available.

What Does The C E P Offer?

  • Certification Officer
  • Initial & Renewal of Certification Services
  • MTTC Support, Test Guides & Workshops
  • Professional Development
  • Student Teacher Orientation
  • Research Opportunities & Support
  • State-of-the-art technology and Space for Students/Faculty to Gather
  • Access to Community Resources
  • Field Experience Support & Guidance