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To teach in M-DCPS, you must fulfill State or District certification requirements.  Once you know these requirements, learn how to obtain your initial teaching certificate.

State Issued Certificates
Full-time teaching positions require either a temporary or professional certificate. Select the category that best describes you to learn which certificate you qualify for.

    ■ Graduates from a Teaching Program

    ■ Out-of-State Teacher or Administrator

    ■ Career Changer or College Graduate of a Non-education Program

    ■ Foreign Trained Graduate

District Issued Certificates
Specific District certification is only needed for the positions below. For all other positions, State certification is sufficient. Click below to learn more.

    ■ Non-Degree Vocational Temporary (Full-Time)

    ■ Non-Degree Vocational Part-Time

    ■ Adult Part-Time

    ■ Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC)

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