Teacher Preparation and Program Approval

Teacher Education Overview

​Teacher Preparation and Program Approval implements The Redesign of Teacher Education and Title II federal reporting through program approval. Through sponsorship of the statewide professional development school network, this unit promotes integrated school and teacher education reform. Teacher Preparation and Program Approval works closely with Certification, which awards state certification to qualified applicants.

Contact Information

Program Approval 
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-0388

Pamela Darien
Administrative Specialist
pamela.darien@maryland.gov 

Alexandra Cambra
Director