Teachers, specialists, and administrators employed in Maryland public schools, nonpublic schools providing special education services, and state institutions must hold a valid certificate, appropriate to the field of employment, from the state of Maryland.
How to get your license?
Obtaining the License
Steps, requirements and documents
Requirements vary by type of request, certificate type, and area of certification.
Required documentation can be found here.
How do I apply?
Apply or register
How do I maintain or renew my certification?
Maintaining Your Certification
Renewal after 5 years
You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your certification
Certification renewal process