The AUM College of Education recognizes that the development of a competent, committed, and reflective educator means the development of a Professional Educator.

NAEYC Accreditation CACREP Accreditation NCATE Accreditation

OFFICE OF STUDENT SERVICES AND TEACHER CERTIFICATION

Professional studies in the College of Education are based on a model that recognizes and prepares teachers as professional educators. The school is committed to providing challenging opportunities for a diverse learning community in a nurturing environment. It is the vision of the College of Education to prepare competent, committed, and reflective professional educators.

The AUM College of Education teacher certification programs are designed to ensure that program graduates are competent, committed and reflective. These programs are in compliance with the Alabama Teacher Certification Code. In addition, we offer an (need the school of education assurance/guarantee policy) that articulates its guarantee with regards to graduates of the teacher education programs.

This section includes information about the transition points for students in teacher education programs, the Alabama Educator Certification Testing Program, and required actions for each step of the process.

Please note that all professional education courses (i.e. methods, foundations, and orientations) related to teacher certification must be taken and completed successfully at Auburn University Montgomery.  The College of Education will not accept professional education courses from a transfer institution.


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PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
* Entry into professional education requires an overall GPA of 2.75 * 
 
Requirements for Professional Education
 
 Field Experience Manual 
 (Undergraduates and Alternative Master’s) 
The Field Experience Manual is designed to assist the Field Candidate, Cooperating Teacher, Cooperating Principal and the University Supervisor in the facilitation of successful completion of field experience in diverse field settings.


FIELD & LAB EXPERIENCE APPLICATIONS
* Please submit the completed application to your professor/instructor by appropriate due date.

ALT ECEL 6914 Practicum Application
ALT ECHE 6914 Practicum Application
ELEM 3914 Practicum Application
2019 Fall Field/Lab Experience Application
FNDS 2010 - 2019 Fall Field/Lab Experience Application
 



INTERNSHIPS

Requirements for Internship Application
 
Professional Internship Manual (Undergraduates and Alternative Master’s)
The contents of the Professional Internship Manual pro–de materials, including internship application, common to teacher preparation internship for Auburn Montgomery College of Education. Some COE programs have supplemental program-specific materials.

Sport Leadership/Sport Management Internship Packet

Exercise Science Internship Packet

 
Fall 2019 Important Dates for Accepted Interns

Alabama Educator Code of Ethics
 

 


TEACHER CERTIFICATION


Please note program graduates who delay obtaining Alabama certification may be subject to changes made in teacher certification requirements between the time of graduation and the time of the certification request. If an individual is not recommended for certification within five years (60 calendar months) of program completion, the individual will be required to complete current approved program requirements.

How to Apply for Teacher Certification

Application Form(s)

Application Payment


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

PrepStep
 
PRAXIS Tests General Information & Registration 
 
School District Letter Request
 

Background Check & Finger Print Clearing

Alabama State Department of Education

Contact Information
Certification office is in Education building third floor, Room 301

  Molly Pollard / Sr. Certification Officer & Field Experience Manager 
  Phone: 334-244-3458
  Fax:     334-244-3835
 
  Mailing Address:
  Office of Student Services and Teacher Certification
  P O Box 244023
  Montgomery, AL  36124-4023