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LCC Partnership Program

LCC Partnership Program

Lansing Community College (LCC) and CMU offer a teacher preparation program for individuals in the Lansing area to become certified elementary (grades K-8) teachers. The program provides LCC students the option to take CMU courses to complete a B.S. in Elementary Education with an Early Child Development and Learning major. All LCC and CMU courses are delivered by departmental-approved faculty in the Lansing area and on-line. All completed courses and program requirements result in the B.S. in Education degree from CMU and a recommendation for the Michigan Provisional Elementary teaching certificate. 

Meet the LCC and CMU staff who will discuss financial aid, teacher education admission requirements, and major information and required course offerings. Other topics include legal issues, diversity requirements and the CMU/LCC website. Orientation meeting are once a year and if you have any questions please contact Sharyl Skutt at (517) 337-8360
Central Michigan University Students starting the LCC/CMU Elementary Education program apply to CMU's off-campus programs as well. Work with a CMU advisor to determine the best time to apply and fill out the application at apply.cmich.edu/home/globalcamapus. This is separate from the teacher education admission process.

After a student has been accepted to CMU they should apply for admission to teacher education. 

  • Students must follow the admission criteria at the time admission requirements are completed.
  • Students should print a new checklist each semester until admitted to the program.
  • Students are responsible for checking current admission criteria.
  • Students can check the status of their admission requirements by clicking here.
If a student has a question regarding the criteria call  (989) 774-3309
 ​Admission of Candidacy - for LCC/CMU Elementary Education Program
    1. 1. ​COMPLETE EDU 107
          Completion of EDU 107 - Introduction to Teaching (or approved equivalency), with a minimum grade of a B (3.0) or higher. 
    2. 2. HAVE 3.0 GPA
          A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. The GPA will be calculated on the student's cumulative CMU courses or at a regionally accredited institution.

    3. 3. COMPLETE ENG 101/201
          Completion of ENG 101 or ENG 201 (or one of it's approved equivalencies), with minimum grade of "B-" (2.7) or higher.
    4. 4. HAVE SAT/ACT ON FILE
           If you haven't already submitted scores to CMU for general admission, submit your most current SAT or ACT score to the CEHS Center for Student Services. A qualifying score is not required at this time. 
    5. 5. COMPLETE 45 CREDIT HOURS
          Completion of a minimum of 45 semester hours of university credit, including transfer credit. 
    6. 6. DECLARE TEACHABLE MAJOR/MINORS
          Declare teachable major(s) and/or minor(s) on B.S. in Ed or B.Mus.Ed. See Bulletin for required options. Faculty advisors are found on the "Declare Major/Minor" link on the right side menu.
    7. 7. ATTEND MANDATORY MEETING
          Once criteria are met, you must attend a meeting to apply to the program. Meetings are held two (2) times a year. Meeting dates are posted for the off campus programs here: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/ehs/unit/css/Pages/Off-Campus-Programs.aspx 
    8. **AFTER ADMISSION**
           COMPLETE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS INTERVIEW and TEACHER BELIEFS SURVEY
          Teacher candidates will receive information about completion of these requirements at the admission meeting. . Click here for more information about the interview.

Articulation Agreement


For information regarding the program
First Name​Last Name​Title​Phone
Email
Sharyl
Skutt
​Program Administrator

​517-337-8360

scutt1s@cmich.edu
Meghan 
Block
​Director of LCC/CMU Program
​989-774-3171
block1m@cmich.edu
​​​​ ​​


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