Michigan Online Educator Certification System

Some MOECS Services Unavailable

The Center for Performance and Information (CEPI) is updating their servers and as a result, processes in MOECS that connect with CEPI servers will be unavailable from September 11, 2020 through September 22, 2020.

Access to the following could result in receiving the messge:  Service not available.

  • Viewing Educator Effectiveness Ratings
  • Applying for a Standard Certificate Renewal and progressing to the Professional Certificate
  • Special Education Approval applications

The services will be available again on September 22, 2020 barring any unforeseen issues.


The Michigan Online Educator Certification system (MOECS) is a secure web-based system that allows educators to register and create private accounts and have access to all of their certification data, apply for certificates and endorsements, and renew their certificates. MOECS accepts only credit cards as payment for application services; Visa and Master cards are accepted.

MOECS can be accessed on any computer with internet access and an internet browser.

Certification Help:

MOECS users include:

  • Individuals who hold a valid or expired Michigan educator certificate.
  • Individuals who wish to apply for or update a Michigan educator certificate.
  • Michigan local and intermediate school districts/regional education service agencies, charter schools, and nonpublic schools.
  • Michigan colleges and universities that have approved educator preparation programs.
To Create Your Initial MOECS Account:

  • Click Login Assistance
  • Enter your name and last 4 digits of your social security number and click Search
  • Select Create Initial Account to create your MOECS account
PLEASE NOTE: If you already have a Michigan Education Information Systems (MEIS) account, you do not need to create a new login name and password. You can log into MOECS using the login name and password associated with your MEIS account.

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