NBC Application Information

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    APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2022-23 CYCLE ARE NOW CLOSED. 

    The Applications for the 2023-24 cycle

    will open in early January 2023.  

     

    MSDE is no longer offering the scholarship for candidates seeking the NBCT School Counseling Certification or for teachers who are not "teachers" as defined by MSDE.  

    As defined by Maryland Education Article §6-1001

    “Teacher” – means a certified public school employee who is primarily responsible and accountable for teaching the students in the class.

    As defined by Maryland Education Article §6-1001

     “Teacher” does not include unless otherwise provided: 

    • Curriculum Specialist;

    • Instructional Aides;

    • Attendance Personnel;

    • Psychologist;

    • Social Workers;

    • Clerical Personnel;

    • An individual with a Resident Teacher Certificate; or

    • An individual with a certification for career professionals