November 24, 2017

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, 

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.