School PD Requirements in Maryland

What professional development requirements does a school in Maryland need to meet? 

Schools must implement a teacher and administrator development program that trains teachers and administrators to implement the school’s bullying prevention policy.


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 All certificated school personnel who have direct contact with students on a regular basis shall complete training on or before December 1 of each year, by a method determined by each county board, in the skills required to:

What are the Professional Learning Standards in Maryland?

According to the Maryland Professional Growth Handbook, activities that improve teaching and learning are critical components of a professional learning community. These activities include training (school-based workshop, out of-school workshop, course, or conference).  

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How do I contact the MD State Department of Education?

Contact the Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
(410) 767-0100

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Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your school and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and school PD requirements in Maryland listed on this page are current as of May 22nd, 2023 to meet the best information available. State professional development  requirements and may change and it is your responsibility as a school administrator to know your state staff development requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or local authority.

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