Recertification/Educational Planned Programs


Grand Valley State University

Students can complete an educational planned program for the purpose of renewing their teaching certificate. A graduate advisor must approve all planned programs.*

* New guidelines for advancing to the Professional Education Certificate and the NEW Advanced Professional Education Certificate have been approved by the Michigan Superintendent of Public Instruction. Please contact GVSU for current information.

Grand Valley State University
(Suite 102)

Shannon Owen, Director
Sue Wierzbicki, Office Manager
Jacquelyn Abeyta, Office Coordinator

Phone: (231) 995-1785 or (888) 922-1785
Fax: (231) 995-1786
GVSU Website Information


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Bachelor’s Programs:

  • Allied Health Sciences
  • Liberal Studies

Master’s Programs:

  • Education
    – Instruction & Curriculum-Early Childhood Ed. (ZS)
    – Special Education (CI)
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Social Work: Advanced Generalist


  • Nonprofit Leadership (graduate)
  • School Social Work (post-graduate)


  • Early Childhood (ZS)
  • Educational Planned Program
  • Special Education, Cognitively Impaired (CI)