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Contact Information


Alabama Department of Education
Teacher Education and Certification Office
5215 Gordon Persons Building, 50 North Ripley Street
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-2101

Phone: (334) 694-4557 (10 a.m.–noon and 1 p.m.–5 p.m. CST)
Fax: (334) 694-4959

Alabama State Department of Education:

Alabama Department of Education (Teacher Education and Certification):

Out of State Certificates:

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes

Master's Degree Needed: Yes

EST Praxis Subject Assessments Library Media Specialist Test Needed: Yes, passing score of 148.

Other Testing Needed: Yes, the Alabama Educator Certification Testing Program (AECTP), which consists of the basic skills assessments and Praxis II ® tests (content knowledge and pedagogical knowledge).

Description: The license is a library media specialist certificate.

Evaluation Process for Licensure:

Criteria for determining eligibility for certification as a library-media specialist shall include the following:

Reciprocity: Yes, through the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement

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