THE MARYLAND SEAL OF BILITERACY
  THE MARYLAND SEAL OF BILITERACY

The Maryland Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by participating school systems that recognizes a student’s high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in one or more languages other than English.

Begun in California in 2011, the Seal of Biliteracy is now offered in 25 states.  Maryland’s Seal of Biliteracy Bill was signed into law in 2016.

Maryland World Language Class


Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Purpose and Eligibility

Frequently Asked Questions

MD Seal of Biliteracy Brochure (English)

MD Seal of Biliteracy Brochure (Spanish)

MD Seal of Biliteracy Brochure (French)

Approved Assessments

Student Application (Optional)

Maryland Senate Bill 0781

COMAR Seal of Biliteracy Regulation



For questions, contact
Bonnie Pechulis, Specialist, World Languages and ESOL
bonnie.pechulis@maryland.gov
410-767-0331