Frequently Asked Questions about Skillful Teaching and Leading Credit
What do I do with my certificate/grade slip once I have completed a Skillful Teaching and Leading course?
If you took the course for graduate credit through Fitchburg State University, you must request a transcript on Fitchburg’s website. Please retain a copy for your records since the original must be forwarded from Certification to MSDE.
If you are not taking the Skillful Teaching and Leading course for graduate credit or CPD credit, but wish to use it as credit towards renewing your MSDE advanced professional certificate, you must forward a copy of the “Certificate of Completion”, sent to you by your instructor.
Send the transcript from Fitchburg State University or the to "Certificate of Completion" to:
Marie Bercaw, Certification Coordinator
MCPS- Office of Human Resources and Development
Attn: Certification Unit
45 W. Gude Drive, Suite 2300
Rockville, MD 20850
If you took the course for CPD credit, staff from the Office of Human Resources and Development will send a copy of the CPD credit slip to Marie Bercaw, Certification Coordinator. Participants do not need to send their copy of the CPD credit slip to Marie Bercaw.
What do I do if I have not completed my Skillful Teaching and Leading course?
If you have not completed your Skillful Teaching and Leading course, call your instructor at 301-840-6740. S/he will know if you are still eligible to complete the course and what steps must be taken to meet standard. Course work may be made up within a semester of the course completion date.
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