Salary Guidelines

BCPS staff are currently working remotely in order to maintain the health and safety of our staff and students.  
Please submit certification documents to the Office of Certification via email to  Electronic transcripts must be sent directly from the college or university to  Certification representatives will be monitoring this email account and responding to inquiries.  The timeline for reviewing all certification and reimbursement requests has not changed.  Please allow up to 6-8 weeks for your request to be reviewed.

For more information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Directions for Submitting Documentation

  • Documents may be mailed via interoffice mail to: Office of Certification, Department of Human Resources.
  • Official transcripts may be printed and mailed from the college/university Registrar’s Office. It is recommended you have the college/university send you two transcripts: one for your record to check accuracy and the other sent to the Office of Certification.
  • Electronic transcripts must be issued by an authorized transcript exchange system. Transcripts must be sent directly from the university to
  • MSDE CPD credit slips must be signed by both the Instructor and Professional Development Liaison. Credit slips requiring the Liaison’s signature must be sent to: Office of Organizational Development, Attn: Professional Development Liaison prior to being submitted to the Office of Certification.