ERIC Number: ED397041
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Characteristics of Professional Staff, Maryland Public Schools. October 1994.
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.
The tables in this report describe the characteristics of professional staff employed in Maryland public schools as of October, 1994. The data were obtained from two sources: employment records provided to the Division of Planning, Results, and Information Management from local education agencies in Maryland, and teacher certification records maintained by the Division of Certification and Accreditation. "Professional staff" includes: principals and assistants, teachers, librarians, guidance counselors, and psychologists who are employed on a regular contract. Data in tables are presented by school district; substitutes and hourly employees are excluded. Tables 1 and 2 present the number and percent of staff by the highest type of degree held. Tables 3 and 4 present the number and percent of staff by the total years of teaching experience. Tables 5 and 6 present the number and percent of staff by the type of certification currently held. New hires include persons who transferred between local education agencies in Maryland. These transfers are excluded from the total new hire count for the state, but are included in the count of new hires for the local education agency. (ND)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Assistant Principals, Certification, Counselor Characteristics, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Librarians, Media Specialists, Principals, Professional Personnel, School Counselors, School Psychologists, State Surveys, Statistical Surveys, Tables (Data), Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Qualifications, Teachers, Teaching Experience
Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Planning, Results, and Information Management, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.