Required Criminal Background Checks for Contractors

In compliance with new amendments to Maryland law pertaining to contractors working in schools (set forth in amendments to § 6-113 of the Education Article of the Maryland Code, and § 5-551 of the Family Law Article of the Maryland Code), effective July 1, 2015, procedures for criminal background checks have been set in place. All current and prospective contractors and subcontractors are directed to the links below for more information. If you have further questions not covered in the Frequently Asked Questions below, please contact the MCPS Procurement Unit at 301-279-3555, or e-mail  

Contractor's Packet