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Maryland Teaching Certificate

Applications for teaching positions with Charles County Public Schools must be completed online through the CCPS website using Applitrack (CCPS Employment Application).

If you become employed as a teacher with Charles County Public Schools, your Certification Specialist will work with you to secure a Maryland Teaching Certificate.

Otherwise, to obtain a Maryland Teaching Certificate you must work directly with the Maryland State Department of Education and complete the following:

CCPS Certification Specialists

Jill Rechord-Monegain  
Employees Alpha A-K
Barbara Simmons  
Employees Alpha L-Z
  1. Complete the online application for a Maryland Teaching Certificate;
  2. Send the following documents to the Maryland State Department of Education at 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201:
    • Letter requesting a Maryland Teaching Certificate listing certification area/s needed;
    • Sealed Official Transcripts from all colleges attended;
    • Original Test Scores
    • Praxis I or out-of-state scores or;
    • SAT scores prior to April 1995, of 1000 or above or;
    • SAT scores after April 1995, of 1100 or above or;
    • ACT scores of 24 or above or;
    • GRE scores prior to September 1, 2011, of 1000 or;
    • GRE scores after September 1, 2011, of 297 and;
    • Praxis II content and pedagogy test scores or;
    • Out-of-state content and pedagogy test scores
    • Copy of any out-of-state teaching certificates you currently hold or have held
    • Verification of previous teaching experience