Certification - Teachers

The MSAD 54 Certification Handbook explains guidelines and procedures for initial professional, professional and conditional certification. Please contact a Certification Team member if you have any questions.

Helpful links to certification and recertification:


Certification Handbook   Professional Renewal Plan

Certification Steering Committee Members

Members Email Location
Mark Hatch mhatch@msad54.org Central Office
Jaime Jones jjones@msad54.org SAMS
Barbara Welch bwelch@msad54.org MSES
Jodi Abbott jabbott@msad54.org SAHS
Ryan Smith rsmith@msad54.org SAHS
Jessica Fitzgerald jfitzgerald@msad54.org Canaan
Mary Pono jmpono@msad54.org MCSS, Canaan

Meetings for school year 2023-2024

Month Date Date
October 10/11/2023 10/26/2023
November 11/2/2023 11/30/2023
December 12/7/2023  
January 1/4/2024 1/18/2024
February 2/1/2024 2/15/2024
March 3/7/2024 3/21/2024
April 4/4/2024 4/25/2024
May 5/2/2024 5/16/2024
June 6/6/2024  

All meetings will be held at SAMS in Room 207 (upstairs on the left right after the elevator) at 3:00 PM.

If you have any problems, please contact one of the members or come to one of the meetings. Meeting dates can change, so please check ahead if you plan to attend.

Mentor & Mentee Resources

New Teachers PCAP


Sample PCAPs