Teacher Certification Information
This information is intended for the certificated personnel of Frederick County Public Schools. If you are not a Frederick County teacher, please contact the Maryland State Department of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 or call 866-772-8922. You can also get information about Maryland certification at the MSDE website, www.mdcert.org. The certification officers of FCPS are not authorized to complete evaluations, credit counts, nor certification for individuals who are not employed as teachers with Frederick County Public Schools.
Frederick County teachers will find answers to often-asked questions via the following links:
- Pathways to MD Certification Video Presentation
- Salary Adjustments and Teacher Lane Changes
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Praxis Tests
- Required Reading and Special Education courses
- School Counselors - Lauryn’s Law Renewal Requirement
If you are a Frederick County teacher and you do not find the answer to your question from the above resources, please email us. When contacting the Department of Human Resources, please use your legal and include your employee ID number. It is most efficient if you request official electronic transcripts be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certification Personnel Officer