Who is eligible?
Teachers who have held a “professional” or “advanced professional” certificate for 3 years in the state of Maryland are eligible to apply. Check your eligibility status with HR. It is the responsibility of the applicant to be sure that they are eligible. Teachers who apply and find out they are ineligible may be subject to a fee.
- Prerequisite for World Languages candidates: In addition to the candidate eligibility requirements, World Languages candidates must provide official American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) certified ratings of Advanced Low or higher from ACTFL speaking and writing proficiency assessments. Refer to the Guide to National Board Certification for details.