Mich. Admin. Code R. 390.1305 - School counselor license; applicant trained in Michigan approved school counselor preparation program

Current through Vol. 22-05, April 1, 2022

Rule 5.

(1) An applicant for a school counselor license trained in a Michigan approved school counselor preparation program shall meet all of the following requirements:
(a) Completion of the requirements set forth in section 1233(2)(b)(i) of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1233.
(b) Successful completion of the school counselor examination approved by the superintendent of public instruction.
(c) Recommendation by an approved school counselor preparation program to provide services as a school counselor. The approved school counselor preparation program shall make the recommendation for the issuance of a school counselor license in a manner designated by the superintendent of public instruction.
(d) Completion of not less than 30 graduate level semester credit hours in school counseling, including an internship. Online and distance learning credit earned at a sponsoring institution with an approved school counselor preparation program or a regionally accredited college or university may satisfy this requirement in whole or in part.
(e) Completion of not less than a 600-clock-hour internship with students under the supervision of a school counselor educator in an approved school counselor preparation program. At least 300 of the 600 clock hours must be in a school setting.
(2) The superintendent of public instruction may renew a school counselor license if the applicant has completed, since the issuance of the most recent school counselor license or renewal, any combination of education-related professional learning hours totaling 150 hours. The 150 education-related professional learning hours must include hours that satisfy the requirements of section 1233(6) to (8) of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1233.
(3) Online and distance learning semester credit hours meet the requirements for renewal of a school counselor license if earned at a sponsoring institution with an approved school counselor preparation program or a regionally accredited college or university.

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Mich. Admin. Code R. 390.1305
1979 AC; 2006 AACS; 2017 AACS; 2019 AACS; 2020 MR 19, Eff. 10/15/2020

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