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Certification Branch

Teacher Areas
 -- Teacher areas in which Maryland issues certificates.

Agriculture/Agribusiness
 -- Lists the requirements for Agriculture/Agribusiness and Renewable Natural Resources.

Art
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Art, nursery through grade 12. 12/27/01

Biology
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Biology, grades 7-12 12/27/01

Business Education -- Lists the requirements for certification in Business Education, grades 7-12 12/27/01
 
Chemistry -- Lists the requirements for certification in Chemistry, grades 7-12/27/01
 
Computer Science -- Lists the requirements for certification in Computer Science, grades 7-12.
 
Data Processing
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Data Processing, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Early Childhood Requirements
 -- Lists the requiremtns for ECE 12/27/01
 
Earth/Space Science -- Lists the requirements for certification in Earth/Space Science, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Elementary Education
 -- List requirements for Elementary Education certification 12/27/01
 
English -- Lists the requirements for certification in English, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
English for Speakers of Other Languages -- Lists the requirements for certification in English for Speakers of Other Languages, nursery through grade 12. 12/27/01
 
Family and Consumer Sciences/CTE
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Family and Consumer Sciences/CTE, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Family and Consumer Sciences -- Lists the requirements for certification in Family and Consumer Sciences, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Foreign Language: Classical
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Foreign Language: Classical, grades 7-12. 12/27/01

Foreign Language: Modern -- Lists the requirements for certification in Foreign Language: Modern, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Geography
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Geography, grades 7-12.
 
Health -- Lists the requirements for certification in Health, nursery through grade 12. 12/27/01
 
Health Occupations Education
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Health Occupations Education, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
History -- Lists the requirements for certification in History, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Marketing Education- Teacher Coordinator
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Marketing Education/Teacher Coordinator, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Mathematics -- Lists the requirements for certification in Mathematics, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Music -- Lists the requirements for certification in Music, nursery through grade 12. 12/27/01
 
Outdoor Education
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Outdoor Education, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Physical Education
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Physical Education, nursery through grade 12. 12/27/01
 
Physics
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Physics, grades 7-12. 12/27/01

Physical Science
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Physical Science, grades 7-12. 12/27/01

Special Education Generic Elem/MidSchool
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Special Education Generic: Elementary/Middle School, grades 1 through 8. 12/27/01
 
Hearing Impaired -- Lists the requirements for certification in Hearing Impaired, birth through 12. 12/27/01
 
Special Education Generic Infant/Primary
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Special Education Generic: Infant/Primary, birth through grade 3. 12/27/01
 
Special Education Generic:Sec/Adult
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Special Education Generic: Secondary/Adult, grades 6 through 12. 12/27/01
 
Severely and Profoundly Disabled
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Severely and Profoundly Disabled, birth through 12. 12/27/01
 
Visually Impaired
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Visually Impaired, birth through 12. 12/27/01
 
Social Studies
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Social Studies, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Specialist Area's
 -- Maryland issues certificates in the following specialist areas
 
Speech Communication -- Lists the requirements for certification in Speech Communication, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Administrative or Supervisory Areas
 -- Maryland issues certificates in the following administrative or supervisory areas
 
Technology Education
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Technology Education, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Theater
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Theater, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Trades and Industry
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Trades and Industry, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Work Based Learning Coordinator
 -- Lists the requirements for certification in Work-Based Learning Coordinator, grades 7-12. 12/27/01
 
Certification
 -- Certification's Mission, Goals and Contact for Certification
 
Certification | Obtain
 -- How to Obtain Teacher Certification
 
Foreign Evaluation Agencies
 
Certification | Reinstatement
 -- Reinstatement of a certificate for Individuals Holding an Expired Certificate.
 
Certification | Types -- Certificates are issued with either a January or July date. Maryland does not issue a permanent certificate.
 
Certification | Types | APC -- Advanced Professional Certificate (APC)
 
Certification | Types | PEC
 -- Professional Eligibility Certificate (PEC)
 
Certification | Types | PROV -- Provisional Certificate (PROV)

Certification | Types | RTC
 -- Resident Teacher Certificate (RTC)
 
Certification | Types | SPC1
 -- Standard Professional Certificate I (SPC I)

Certification | Types | SPC 2
 -- Standard Professional Certificate II (SPC II)


Certification | Resident Teacher Program
 -- The Resident Teacher Certificate (RTC) became effective on April 1, 1991. This certificate creates an alternative route into the teaching profession for applicants who do not have a background in teacher education.


Dictionary
-- Dictionary of Terms for Certification

FAQ -- Frequently asked questions and answers based upon current regulations, subject to change by the SBE.

 
 
 

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