• On Wednesday, March 25, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will remain closed through Friday, April 24.
    Picking up meals, digital devices and instructional materials for distance learning is permitted under Gov. Hogan's stay-at-home order (Sect IIb(iv)).

    El miércoles, 25 de marzo, la superintendente de educación del estado, la Dra. Karen Salmon, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas en el estado de Maryland estarán cerradas hasta el viernes, 24 de abril.
    Recoger las comidas, los dispositivos digitales y los materiales de instrucción a distancia están permitidos bajo la orden de quedarse en casa que decretó el gobernador Hogan (Sect IIb(iv)).
Human Resources / New Teacher Certification
  • New Teacher Certification

    New Teacher Certification

    Maryland Certification

    • Completed Maryland Department of Education Application.
    • Certification Fee Authorization Form.
    • A copy of a current Maryland or Out-of-State teaching certificate.
    • A copy of all test taken for certification.
    • Official transcripts.
    • Verification of Experience from previous school systems.
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    Conditional Certificate

    • Valid 2 years for 12 credit hours or less plus test .
    • 2 certificates, valid 2 years each 13+ credit hours plus test(s).
    • Provisional Contract (valid 1 year).
    • Conditionally certified teachers must complete 6 semester hours of credit towards full certification by the end of the first conditional certificate year.
    • Courses may be taken for undergraduate or graduate credits.
    • Reading course may be taken as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits.

    Contact

    Telephone: 301-952-6353
    Fax: 301-952-6238
    certification@pgcps.org
    certification.apc@pgcps.org
    certification.spc@pgcps.org

    Failure to complete certification requirements by the expiration date of a current conditional certificate will result in termination.