State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) 

State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) are State Board approved credit for qualifying in-services, workshops, trainings or conferences, that may be used for the renewal of selected certificates issued by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).

All SCECHs earned after January 1, 2010 are awarded to educators via a Secure Central Registry (SCR at  The SCR allows educators to view clock hours awarded by any sponsor in Michigan in one central, secure location.

***PLEASE NOTE*** Only state-approved SCECH training counts toward certificate renewal.

SCECH credit can be awarded by Professional Development Programs and for attendance and participation in certain Non-Traditional Meetings.