April 25, 2018

Superintendent Search

MABE has a team of trained search consultants available to work, on a fee-for-service basis, with individual boards searching for a new superintendent.  A presentation on the  search process is available by contacting MABE's executive director, Frances Hughes Glendening, fglendening@mabe.org. 

Current Maryland Vacancies

HireRight Consumer Disclosure and Consent Form

Application for Maryland Certification (Maryland State Department of Education form)

Maryland Superintendent License Information


The requirements for certification as a superintendent, deputy superintendent, associate superintendent, assistant superintendent or equivalent position are that the applicant shall:

A. Have a master's degree from an IHE;

B. Have 3 years of satisfactory teaching experience and 2 years of satisfactory administrative or supervisory experience in a PreK-12 school setting; and

C. Submit a minimum of 24 credits of post-master, graduate coursework in educational administration and supervision to include a balance of coursework in the following:

(1) Developing and Articulating a Shared Vision;

(2) Organizational Management;

(2) Promoting and Maintaining a Positive School Culture and Instructional Program for Learning;

(4) Demonstrating Values and Ethics of Leadership; and

(5) Collaboration with Diverse Stakeholders  

D.  A superintendent who enters Maryland from another state may obtain superintendent certification if the superintendent held a valid professional state certification and presents verification of at least 27 months of satisfactory performance as a superintendent during the past 7 years on the basis of which application is being made for a like or comparable Maryland certificate.