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Earn Your Michigan Teaching Certification

Michigan Teachers of Tomorrow is the top Alternative Route Teacher Preparation provider in the nation. We’re dedicated to developing high-quality educators who make a lasting impact on students, classrooms, and communities they serve.

We celebrate the teachers of today and inspire teachers of tomorrow!

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The #1 Alternative Route Teacher Preparation Provider

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Over 80,000 Teachers Certified

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The Smart Path to a Teaching Career

  • Start teaching with full pay and benefits in weeks
  • Research-based curriculum created by educators for educators
  • 1:1 live classroom coaching by former educators and campus administrators
  • Engaging and interactive video content (unlike other programs)
  • Expert advisors to guide you through the program

Steps to Teaching Certification

Apply for Free

Apply for Free

• Apply for free

• Just $299 to enroll

• Pay nothing more until you're hired!

• Timing: 1-2 weeks average

Become Eligible

Become Eligible

• Self-paced, online coursework

• Online observation

• Timing: 4-6 weeks average

Teach with Full Pay

Teach with Full Pay

• Start teaching within weeks

• 1:1 Coaching from former administrations

• Convenient self-paced online coursework

• Timing: 1 year average

Earn Your Standard Certificate

Earn Your Standard Certificate

• Pass state licensure exam(s)

• Yay! You're fully certified!

• Become a part of our 80,000+ strong alumni

Message from our CEO

Dr. Heath Morrison, a 30+ year educator and former National Superintendent of the Year, is leading our dedicated team in supporting teachers and their schools. Together, we are focused on the crucial mission of placing high-quality educators in classrooms nationwide.

Become a Certified Teacher

Teachers of Tomorrow is approved by the Michigan Department of Education to offer certification programs for Pre K – 3rd and 3rd – 6th grade bands. We are no longer admitting candidates for the K-5 certification area. Earn full pay and benefits as you work toward becoming a certified teacher this year with the most effective alternative route provider in the nation.

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How We Are Making an Impact

Teachers of Tomorrow is committed to developing the highest quality educators who positively impact their school and community. Founded in 2005, our company has grown to become the largest alternative certification program in the nation. We’re proud of the partnership we have with each of our candidates in helping them begin their teaching careers.



Why Choose Teachers of Tomorrow For Your Michigan Teachers Certification?

Choose Teachers of Tomorrow for your Michigan teachers certification for a quality online certification program that allows you to take courses at your own pace. Complete your certification as you please with the support of an online community and become an inspiration for the future. Apply now to get started!

How Long Does an Alternative Teaching Certificate Take to Complete in Michigan?

At a minimum, it can three full academic years to complete an alternative teaching certificate in Michigan. However, with Michigan Teachers of Tomorrow, individuals can start teaching as soon as they are ready. Self-paced courses mean taking your teaching journey in a stride that best suits you. Learn more about our certification program and the benefits it has to offer!

Does Teachers of Tomorrow Offer Recent Graduate Discounts?

Yes, Teachers of Tomorrow offers recent graduate discounts! Recent graduates can receive $100 off of the online certification program by applying today. Additionally, there are various other ways to receive discounts, such as through scholarships and referrals. Learn more about ways you can save on our quality online certification program.

Can you Teach in Michigan Without a Teaching certificate?

In order to teach in Michigan, you must hold a teaching certificate. One of the ways to do this is through an online certification program like Teachers of Tomorrow. Michigan Teachers of Tomorrow allows you to start teaching as soon as you are ready and is made up of a self-paced curriculum meaning you can tailor it to your schedule. Start your journey to teaching in Michigan today!

What Certifications are Needed to Teach in Michigan?

In order to teach in Michigan, an individual is no longer required to take a course in first aid cardiopulmonary resuscitation. They are only required to pass the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) to become eligible for their interim teaching certificate. Michigan Teachers of Tomorrow is an online certification program, designed to help you become a qualified teacher. Help the national teacher shortage and apply to Michigan Teachers of Tomorrow.

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Complete your free and easy online application. An expert Program Advisor will be in touch to discuss your personalized path to obtain your Teacher certification.

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Texas Teachers Exempt Countries

Texas Teachers currently recognizes these SBEC-approved countries:
  • American Samoa
  • Angulia
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Austrailia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidata/ Tobago
  • Turks and Calcos
  • United Kingdom
  • US Pacific Trust