Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board

Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board (MICRB) is an independent five-member board created as a unit within the University System of Maryland responsible for the administration of the State Emergency Services Instructor Certification Program. Authority: Education Article, §§11-105 and 11-503, Annotated Code of Maryland - Title 13B Maryland Higher Education Commission, Subtitle 03 Fire-Rescue Education and Training Commission, Chapter 01 Certification Standards and Procedures for Emergency Services Instructors.

Announcements

MICRB COVID 19 STATUS UPDATE:

UMD has resumed its full time operations hours - however, the MICRB office is staffed for in person assistance on a part time basis, so please call or email prior to your visit.

Please be advised that we continue to operate in full compliance with all state, local and University of Maryland protocols. All visitors to campus are expected to abide by the UMD health and safety guidelines, including the current mask requirement

Continue to send correspondence via email to: micrb@mfri.org


NEXT MEETING OF THE MICRB

The next meeting of the MICRB is scheduled for Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. The following instructors are due to recertify at that time:

MICRB February 2022 Recerts


SPRING 2022 INSTRUCTOR SKILL WEEKEND AT MFRI

The Spring 2022 Skills Weekend is officially on the schedule!  If you have candidates please submit them as indicated below:

  • Skills Enhancement Weekend: Saturday and Sunday, April 9/10
  • Skills Weekend: Saturday and Sunday, April 23/24

Please submit the following candidate information from your region/academy by Monday April 4, 2022 to:
Deb Sklodowski   

  • Candidate Name
  • Last five of Social Security number
  • Phone Number
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Discipline (EMS, Fire, Hazardous Materials, or Rescue)

Management Skills will still be evaluated via portfolio method of experience and training credentials using the required matrix sheet. Please submit any candidates for Management Skills to Todd Dyche or  Scott Wood.


QUICK FORMS LINKS

Application for Instructor Certification/Recertification
Application for Instructor Evaluator
IT Candidate Worksheet
ITC Challenge Process
Instructor Evaluation Form
PDI Approval Form
Request for Permission to Begin the Reentry Process


RESOURCES

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Certification Standards and Procedures for Emergency Services Instructors in the State of Maryland

Title 13B, Subtitle 03, Chapter 01 Certification Standards and Procedures for Emergency Services Instructors Approved September 2021

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Board Membership

The MICRB is comprised of representatives of the Maryland Fire-Rescue Education and Training Commission, the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, the Maryland Council of Fire and Rescue Academies, the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, and the Maryland State Firemen's Association. Members are appointed by the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland.

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