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13b.03.01.00.htm 13B.03.01.00. Title 13B MARYLAND HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION Subtitle 03 FIRE-RESCUE EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMISSION Chapter 01 Certification Standards and Procedures for Emergency Services Instructors Authority: Education Article, §11-105 and 11-501―11-503, Annotated Code of Maryland
13b.03.01.01.htm 13B.03.01.01. 01 Incorporation by Reference.. A. In this chapter, the following document is incorporated by reference.. B. Document Incorporated. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041: Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications 2012 Edition is incorporated by reference.
13b.03.01.02.htm 13B.03.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Application process” means the date the Application for State Emergency Services Instructor Certification or Recertification is received from the sponsoring agency by the MICRB.2) "Approval" means approval as statutorily applied to the Maryland Fire-Rescue Education and Training Commission (MFRETC) as an agency of the Maryland Higher Education Commis
13b.03.01.03.htm 13B.03.01.03. 03 State Emergency Services Instructor Certification Standard.. A. The objective of this certification system is to provide the emergency services of the State with a competent instructor. When certified, the instructor shall provide instruction and training in one or more of the emergency services disciplines.B. Advanced life support program coordinators and medical directors functioning under COMAR 30.04 shall ensure that individuals providing instruction
13b.03.01.04.htm 13B.03.01.04. 04 Certification Standard Instructor Trainer.. A. The candidate shall document instructional experience and formal education.. B. Educational Requirements.. 1) To become certified as an emergency service instructor trainer in Maryland, an individual shall have completed:a) A baccalaureate or graduate degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university;b) A teaching internship; and.
13b.03.01.05.htm 13B.03.01.05. 05 Certification.. A. Certification Criteria. A certificate for an individual approved as an instructor trainer is valid for 3 years after the date of approval by the MICRB, if the candidate:1) Meets the requirements as specified;. 2) Has evidence of academic achievement to meet these requirements documented by an official transcript from the college or university and has the institution send it to the MICRB;3) Has at least two satisfactory evaluations by a
13b.03.01.06.htm 13B.03.01.06. 06 Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board.. A. The Maryland Higher Education Commission, through the Maryland Fire-Rescue Education and Training Commission, has established, under its authority, standards for certification of emergency services instructors.B. The process for issuing certificates under these standards is the responsibility of the Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board (MICRB)C. The MICRB is a unit within the University System of Maryland..
13b.03.01.07.htm 13B.03.01.07. 07 Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board Administration.. A. General administration of the MICRB is vested in the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland.B. The MICRB shall act within the provisions of the Maryland instructor certification standards established for all State emergency services instructor, instructor evaluators, and instructor trainer certification candidates.C. Certificates shall bear the seal of the University System of Maryland an
13b.03.01.08.htm 13B.03.01.08. 08 Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board Meetings.. A. The MICRB shall meet at least four times during the calendar year.. B. Representation from three of the organizations shall constitute a quorum.. C. In the absence of the chairman, another regular member shall act as chairman.. D. The MICRB shall prepare the minutes of all meetings.. E. The member representatives shall be the five individuals designated by the recommending organizations.
13b.03.01.09.htm 13B.03.01.09. 09 Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board Operations.. A. The MICRB shall maintain a current file of all MICRB certified instructors.. B. The MICRB shall maintain a roster of certified State emergency services instructors currently approved by the MICRB as evaluators. The organizations represented on the MICRB may recommend evaluators. The MICRB shall approve evaluators who have been recommended and who have completed an MICRB endorsed evaluator workshop.
13b.03.01.10.htm 13B.03.01.10. 10 Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board Revocation Procedure.. A. The MICRB shall only consider written requests for revocation. Requests for revocation shall be forwarded to the sponsoring agency for a response.B. MICRB may consider but not limit revocation for:. 1) Misconduct;. 2) Insubordination;. 3) Incompetency;. 4) Misrepresentation;. 5) Willful neglect of duty;. 6) Conviction of a felony;. 7) Conviction of a crime involving moral turpitude; and.
13b.03.01.11.htm 13B.03.01.11. 11 Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board Staffing.. A. The University System of Maryland Central Administration shall provide staff support to the MICRB through the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, subject to the approved budget.B. The MFRETC, the chief operating officers of the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, the chairman of the Maryland Council of Fire and Rescue Academies, and t
13b.03.01.12.htm 13B.03.01.12. 12 Review.. A. The agencies and organizations represented on the MICRB shall review these regulations and certification authority every 2 years.B. MICRB shall submit proposed changes to these regulations in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, State Government Article, Title 10, Annotated Code of Maryland, and through the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland and the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
13b.03.01.13.htm 13B.03.01.13. 13 Local Emergency Service Instructor Standards.. A. The instructor candidate shall meet the requirements of NFPA 1041: Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, 2012 Edition, or those of recognized instructor training agencies or educational institutions that have similar programs as approved by the MICRB.B. The instructor candidate shall demonstrate knowledge and skills based on the general categories of NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor Professional Q
13b.03.01.14.htm 13B.03.01.14. 14 State Emergency Services Instructor Standards.. A. General.. 1) The instructor candidate shall meet the requirements of NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, or those of recognized instructor training agencies or educational institutions that have similar requirements.2) The instructor candidate shall demonstrate knowledge and skills based on the general categories of NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, and the re
13b.03.01.9999.htm 13B.03.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: June 16, 1980 (7:9 Md. R. 848). Chapter recodified from COMAR 13.50.03 to 13B.03.01. Regulations .01―04 repealed effective February 20, 1989 (16:3 Md. R. 346) ―. Regulations .01―06 adopted effective February 20, 1989 (16:3 Md. R. 346) ―. Regulations .01―06 repealed and new Regulations .01―14 adopted effective July 1, 1996 (23:13 Md. R. 946)Regulation .03G amended effective May 19, 1997 (24:10 Md. R. 711).
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