IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY AND RECENTLY DISCHARGED MILITARY VETERANS AND SPOUSES
Pursuant to the Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013,
military veterans discharged within one (1) year of application for
licensing or registration qualify for expedited processing of
applications and review of equivalency requests for military training.
The Board will expedite review and processing of applications of any
military schools or courses submitted as qualifying equivalents for
required educational licensing/registration educational standards. The
Board extends these privileges to active duty military, including
reservists called to active duty for training or deployment. These
provisions also fully apply to spouses of active duty and qualifying
To further comply with the letter and spirit of the Act, veterans
counseling assistance is available to qualifying veterans, active duty
personnel, and spouses on application, licensing and credentialing
issues. Upon request, the Board Licensing Coordinator, Ms. Marilyn
Pinkney, will assist any qualifying veteran, active duty service
member, or dependent spouse who requires information relating to
licensing. She may be reached via email at
Marilyn.Pinkney@maryland.gov, or by phone at 410-402-8556.
This Board stands ready to assist all qualified military veterans in
any way possible to meet the Act's provisions. Should any Act
provisions be further amended (or as further information becomes
available), information will be posted on this website.
Donna Ashman, Executive Director, 410-402-8558