What is the Resident Teacher Certificate Program in Special Education and Elementary or Secondary Education?
The Resident Teacher Certificate (RTC) program in Special Education and Elementary or Secondary Education is an alternative-route certification program designed to attract high-achieving, motivated professionals to the field of Special Education.
The RTC in Special Education and Elementary or Secondary Education has three cohorts. Each cohort provides pre- and in-service training as well as placement in a school district. Each applicant must apply to one of the three cohorts.
What are the selection criteria?*
Where will I teach?
Candidates apply to one of the following districts:
Please contact the district representatives listed below for RTC application and hiring information.
Sylvia Torry, Human Resources Recruiter
Marge Penhallegon, Personnel Officer, Certification
For information about RTC hiring:
Barbara Matthews, ESEA Employee Recruiter
For all other teacher hiring inquiries:
Margaret Goodson, Supervisor of Hiring
Maryland Association of Non-Public Special Education Facilities (MANSEF)
(Cohort open to current MANSEF employees only.)
Denise Flora, Director, Oakmont School
Linda Jacobs, Executive Director, The Harbour School
Prince George’s County
Robert Gaskin, Human Resources Team Leader
*Full regulation is located in COMAR 13A.12.01.05G