Salary Guidelines

Certificated employees are compensated for additional coursework beyond their bachelor’s degree. When requirements are met and verified, an adjustment is made to the employee’s salary. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure the Office of Certification receives all documentation.

Electronic transcripts must be issued by an authorized transcript exchange system. Transcripts must be directly from the institution to certunit@bcps.org.

Official transcripts may be printed and mailed from the institution Registrar’s Office and mailed to the Office of Certification to the address below:

Baltimore County Public Schools
Office of Certification
6901 N Charles Street, Bldg E
Towson, Maryland 21204

MSDE CPD credit slips must be signed by the Instruction and Professional Development Liaison. Credit slips requiring the Liaison’s signature must be sent to the Office of Techer Development prior to being submitted to the Office of Certification.


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 certunit@bcps.org.
  • 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.