Alabama - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Teacher Licensure Renewal

Teacher Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 

In order to renew certification, teachers must provide the necessary information and participate in professional development activities.


In order to receive, continue, or reinstate a professional educator certificate or an alternative certificate, an individual shall provide requested information including: name, address(es), telephone number(s), birth date, social security number, educational and work experience, certification test scores, professional development, relevant prerequisite certification, relevant transcripts, professional recognitions, and certification denial/revocation/suspension. In addition, the individual shall provide fingerprints and permission for a criminal background review. Failure to submit accurate information may result in revocation or non-issuance of the individual’s certificate.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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