Educator Certification

Educator Look-Up

Use our Public Search to verify a Maryland Educator Certificate. 

Certification Information Center

Certification inquiries may be sent to certinfo.msde@maryland.gov

If you are under contract with a Maryland public school system, nonpublic special education facility, or a State-operated school, please contact your employer to discuss your certification needs.

Normal Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Certification Information Center is closed on state holidays.

The MSDE communicates to applicants and existing educators via email. Keep your email address up to date in The Educator Application and Certification Hub (TEACH)

Maryland Certificate Revocations and Voluntary Surrenders

Revocation information is updated on a monthly basis. To request further information, please visit the Maryland Public Information Act webpage.

National Board Certification Fee Incentive Program