MANS offered a series of webinars during the 2021-2022 academic year on a variety of topics important to non-public schools.

Each webinar was recorded to view at your convenience. 

MANS Membership 101

The Michigan Association of Non-public Schools (MANS) is YOUR education association. This session will walk you through the broad variety of services that MANS offers under the categories of Public Policy, Professional Development, School Accreditation and Innovative Services. This is also your chance to get to know the MANS staff who serve you from Lansing. 

MANS SCECH Processing for School Leaders

MANS offered an overview of the 2021-22 SCECH Process, including what are SCECHs, what the schools responsibilities are and how MANS handles processing the SCECH applications.

MDE Reports 

In order to access grants and Title services for students, MANS member schools must complete two reports to the Michigan Department of Education. This session will walk you through both reports and ensure you don’t lose services for students should you choose to use them. Click Here for the PowerPoint 

Teacher Certification and Evaluation Requirements 

Teacher certification, endorsements, and evaluation requirements have changed over the past years. Keep up-to-date, learn about resources, and ask questions during this session with MDE Educator Excellence staff. Click Here for the PowerPoint

Free and Reduced Lunch Program

Join Diane Golzynski from the Michigan Department of Education’s Health and Nutrition Services department to learn about federal food and safety programs and resources available to your students. Click Here for the PowerPoint 

Certification and SCECH Information for New Teachers

This webinar, offered November 9, 2021 is a 20-minute overview of MDE’s system called MOECS, PIC numbers and SCECHs, designed for new or newer educators. Click here for the PowerPoint


This webinar, offered November 23, 2021 is a one-hour comprehensive overview of signing up for and using E-rate, by Joseph Polasek, the State E-Rate Coordinator with the Michigan Department of Education.

Click here for E-Rate Acronyms

Click here for E-Rate Discount Matrix

Click here for E-Rate Glossary-of-Terms

Click here for E-Rate Document-Retention-List