Statewide Certification Detail

General Info

Educator Certification

Statewide Certification

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. 

Valid for 5 years Revised : No Date
2-8 weeks Approval time
$10 Application cost
10-20 mins Average completion time

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

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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

Certification issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the certification?

Maryland State Department of Education
marylandpublicschools.org

Contact information

Kelly Meadows
Tel: (410) 767-0407 / Fax: (410) 333-8963
Work hours: 866-772-8922

Address: 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21146

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

Visit the following websites for additional information


How do I apply?

Apply or register

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