Seat Time Waivers

Please direct questions on Seat Time Waivers to Eric Lipinski.

2019-20 application for Project-Based/Offline Seat Time Waivers The 2019-20 application for Project-Based/Offline Seat Time Waivers is available. Districts that have been approved for this waiver in a previous school year are required to reapply


Pupil Accounting Transition Related to Virtual Seat Time Waivers (2017-18 and beyond)

Section 101(9), of the State School Aid Act (MCL 388.1701[9]), permits the State Superintendent to waive the minimum number of hours and days of pupil instruction for Alternative Education programs or other innovative programs approved by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Seat Time Waivers (STWs) have historically existed as a result of this legislation.

In the 2017-18 school year, the processes and relevant pupil accounting language will go through a transitionary phase.  Please carefully read this memo if you are offering virtual programming in 2017-18 and beyond.