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 and be signed by the Chancellor, the chairman of the MICRB, and the chief officer of the agency or organization proposing the certification.

D. The MICRB shall approve all evaluators. Sponsoring agencies may submit candidates for consideration as evaluators. All evaluator candidates submitted by their sponsoring agency shall have successfully completed a MICRB-approved evaluator workshop prior to their recommendation and approval as an instructor evaluator.

E. The MICRB shall set the term of an evaluator.

F. The term of State emergency services instructors approved as evaluators shall be concurrent with their State emergency service instructor certification.

G. An MICRB-approved instructor evaluator must administer at least one evaluation during the appointment period as a condition of reappointment as an instructor evaluator. An instructor evaluator not meeting this requirement must successfully complete an MICRB-approved evaluator workshop prior to being recommended and approved for reappointment.

H. An instructor receiving initial certification as an MICRB-approved State emergency services instructor may not be approved as an instructor evaluator. An instructor must complete at least one certification cycle and successfully complete an MICRB-approved instructor evaluator workshop before becoming eligible for recommendation and approval as an instructor evaluator.

I. The MICRB is the final authority in issuing, renewing, or revoking certificates.