In 1971 the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Advisory Board (PSTEB) was established through regulation. Its primary function was to advise the State Board of Education concerning the following:
Standards related to the certification of teachers; policies on the waiver of certification requirements; and
The approval of teacher education programs.
In 1991, the Maryland General Assembly enacted legislation that created the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board (PSTEB). This semi-autonomous board is composed of 25 members and shares, with the State Board of Education, the authority to develop rules and regulations for the certification of teachers and other professional personnel and requirements for the preparation of teachers and other education personnel.
The mission of the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board shall be to promote quality education by establishing standards designed to guarantee that educational professionals meet threshold levels of knowledge and skills required to prepare all students for success. The governor appoints members of the PSTEB for a three-year term.
Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board (PSTEB)Office: (410) 767-0385TTY/TDD: (410) 333-6442
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