Salary Guidelines

The Office of Certification has regained access to the human resources systems, but efforts to fully restore the application are still in progress.  While the system restoration continues, there are some services and requests the Office of Certification can resume.  As they become available, updates will be posted on the News Hub.

Office of Certification staff is available to answer certification questions and receive credentials such as electronic transcripts, ETS score reports, and certification requests.  MSDE certificate renewals and endorsements have resumed as normal.

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

MSDE certificate renewals and endorsements have resumed as normal.  To request and endorsement, please complete the Certification Request Form

As a result of the ransomware attack, growth chart reports cannot be generated.  However, a listing of coursework recorded by the Office of Certification is available.  To request a listing of coursework on file, please complete the Growth Chart and Salary Lane Advancement Request Form.   


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.