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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.