11.23.02.11

.11 Renewing a School Certification.

A. A school certification issued under this chapter is valid for 2 years from the issue date of the certification.

B. A school certification expires 2 years from the date of issuance, unless renewed by the Administration in accordance with the requirements of this regulation.

C. To qualify for a renewal of a school certification an applicant shall:

(1) Be in compliance with all the laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing the program; and

(2) Submit a completed renewal application to the Administration, with documentation acceptable to the Administration, that the applicant meets all the requirements set forth in Regulations .05 and .06 of this chapter.

D. Before the Administration approves a renewal, a certified school shall resolve pending charges and complaints and take appropriate remedial action while the current school certification remains in force.

E. A school certification shall expire on the expiration date if the completed application for renewal is not received by the Administration at least 2 calendar weeks before expiration, as set forth in State Government Article, §10-226, Annotated Code of Maryland.

F. A certified school that submits a renewal application after the certification has expired shall reapply for the certification and meet all the certification requirements set forth in this chapter.