To reinstate your expired professional certificate, please submit an application through
The Educator Application and Certification Hub (TEACH). There are two pathways to reinstatement:
*Acceptable credit is credit that is:
*Educators who hold a license from another Maryland agency or national organization, or a professional educator certification from another state, may submit the credits used to renew that credential, along with a copy of said credential, toward the reinstatement of their Maryland Educator Certificate.
**Required reading coursework must be earned at a regionally accredited college/university or through Maryland approved CPDs.
2. Present a valid professional certificate issued by a member state and
verification of 3 years of satisfactory experience within the last 7 years
A certificate area that is no longer issued may not be reinstated.
Reinstatement requirements are outlined in:
School/Guidance counselors who wish to reinstate a certificate must present 6 acceptable credits, which shall include:
Visit our School Counselor Renewal Requirements page for further information