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Teacher Areas Overview

Maryland issues certificates in the following teaching areas:

Early Childhood Education (PreK-3)

Elementary Education, grades 1-6

Mathematics Instructional Leader, PreK-6  (endorsement only)  

Middle School Areas: (4-9)

English Language Arts
Mathematics
Science

Social Studies
Mathematics Instructional Leader  (endorsement only)

 

General Secondary Content Areas: (7-12)

Agriculture/Agribusiness and Renewable Natural Resources
Biology
Business Education
Chemistry
Computer Science
Earth/Space Science
English
Environmental Science
Family and Consumer Sciences
Geography
History

Marketing
Mathematics
Physical Science
Physics
Political Science
Professional and Technical Education

Social Studies
Specialized Professional Areas 

Speech Communication
Technology Education
Theater
Work-Based Learning Coordinator (endorsement only)

Special Education

 Infant/primary (birth - grade 3)
 Elementary/middle (grades 1-8)
 Secondary/adult (grades 6-12)
 Hearing Impaired
 Severely and Profoundly Disabled
 Visually Impaired

 

Specialty Areas (PreK-12)

 American Sign Language
 Art
 Dance
 English for Speakers of Other Languages
 Environmental Education
 Health
 Music
 Physical Education
 World Languages


  

 



Contact Information
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0412 or toll free 866-772-8922
TTY/TDD:  410-333-6442
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