Maine - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Policy
To be certified by the Department of Education, applicants shall meet the following general qualifications:
A. Furnish evidence of good moral character when requested;
B. Be at least 18 years of age;
C. Be knowledgeable of physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcohol, stimulants and narcotics upon the human system;
D. Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
E. Satisfactorily complete a state and national Criminal History Records Check based on fingerprints in accordance with Section 3.2 of this rule; and
F. For teachers and educational specialists, demonstrate that the following standards are met in accordance with Me. Dept of Ed. Reg. 13 or Me. Dept. of Ed. Reg. 114.