Current SMCPS teachers can request an evaluation of their credentials for other endorsement areas by following these directions.
SMCPS teachers can send their certification questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teachers, specialists, and administrators working in Maryland public schools must be eligible for a Maryland Teaching Certificate. Individuals seeking certification in Maryland can submit their application for certification to the Maryland State Department of Education by accessing their certification website.
If you are a current certificated employee of SMCPS, you can check the status of your certification by logging in to the MSDE website.
If you hold a degree with no certification you may contact a college of your choice that offers a program leading towards teacher certification. You must also pass the PRAXIS I and II tests for beginning teachers. For more information on the PRAXIS Series call 609-771-7395 or visit the Educational Testing Service website.
For further information on Maryland certification requirements, please contact the Maryland State Department of Education at (410) 767-0412 or visit the MSDE website.