Maryland - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Authority

Area: 
Educator Licensure Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The Maryland State Board of Education oversees the Maryland teacher certification process and dictates the requirements needed in order to become certified within the state.

Body: 

(a) (1) In accordance with Title 10, Subtitle 1 of the State Government Article, both the State Board and the Board shall develop for consideration rules and regulations for:
(i) Except as provided in item (iii) of this paragraph, the certification of teachers and other professional personnel in accordance with this article;
(ii) Requirements for preparation of teachers and other education personnel; and
(iii) The certification of social workers employed by a local school employer as professional personnel.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Board of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/08/2016