Office of Educator Preparation

The Office of Educator Preparation is responsible for the oversight and administration of all initial and advanced teacher certification programs and pathways at the University. Learn more about Office of Educator Preparation.

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State Board of Education Adopts New Chapter 115 Regulations for the Credentialing of Education Personnel

On April 7, 2022, Governor Janet Mills signed into law new Regulations pertaining to Chapter 115, The Credentialing of Education Personnel.
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Current students, faculty, and staff: Visit us on MyUSM

We’ve moved our information for current students, faculty, and staff to MyUSM — streamlining access through our secure, single sign-on portal. Login required.
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Fingerprinting and CHRC Process

Students in courses with field placements are required to provide proof of CHRC approval prior to registration. Click here for step-by-step instructions!
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Regional Career Opportunities

Check out resources and career opportunities around the state and beyond!