You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on the server. Please enable scripts and reload this page.
Turn on more accessible mode
Turn off more accessible mode
Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Turn off Animations
Turn on Animations
Welcome to the Certification Branch Portal!
Apply for Certificate
Your session is about expired if you do not have any additional activity.
EIS Public Information
Warning: this page is not encrypted for secure communication. User names, passwords, and any other information will be sent in clear text. For more information, contact your administrator.
Educator Information System Portal
The portal is for the use of educators who hold or wish to hold a Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) educator certification.
For other general inquiries about credentialing, please refer to the
MSDE's Certification Educator Portal allows users to apply for certification, print their certificate, update demographics, and view the status of submitted requests.
Educators should create a Portal account prior to submitting documentation and/or fees to MSDE.
If you do not have an existing account and have held a certificate in the state of Maryland, you will not be able to create an account on the educator portal.
If you are not able to create a Portal account and would like to request a copy of your Maryland certificate, please fill out the
Official Certificate Request.
Questions regarding certification should be directed to the Certification Call Center Assistance Line, 410-767-0412 or Toll Free, 866-772-8922.
All technical issues should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Technical issues should be directed to the EIS Help Desk at email@example.com
New Portal User
New Portal User
if you are new to this site.
Existing Portal User
Forgot your UserName or Password?
How to Apply
MD Approved Reading Courses
Certification Branch, Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0412 TTY/TDD: 410-333-6442/Toll Free: 866-772-8922
Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to noon and 12:15 pm to 4:15 pm except for State holidays