Maryland - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Authority

Educator Licensure Authority
Policy Type: 

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.


(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
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