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Teacher and Paraeducator TransfersVoluntary/Involuntary Teacher Transfers & Returns from Leave

Each spring the teacher transfer season occurs, providing employees the opportunity to transfer to other schools and locations. In addition, employees returning from leave or those who have been involuntarily transferred have an opportunity to interview for vacancies for which they are qualified and interested.

Priority Placement (teacher-level) Information Meeting

February 27, 2024

Priority Assignment Transfer Information Meeting conducted through Webinar. Time: 4:30-5:30p.m. This meeting is only for teachers who have been involuntarily transferred or who are returning from leave (MCEA contract, Article 25I). Access information will be sent to teachers identified as involuntary transfers.


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The 2024 Presentation Recording


Teacher Involuntary Transfer Frequently Asked Questions


MCPS Careers is the online system voluntary and involuntary transfers and those returning from leave use to search and apply for positions. Employees log in at using their Outlook user name and password. Employees should contact the Help Desk at 301-517-5800 if they need assistance with their user name or password. It is expected that all employees seeking a voluntary or involuntary transfer and those due to return from leave use MCPS Careers.

For Teachers

For Paraeducators