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Welcome to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction

As part of a great research university, our department offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our programs are fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

The Department of Curriculum & Instruction faculty are internationally and nationally recognized providing expertise in their respective disciplines. Through teaching, scholarship, and service, faculty contribute to the development of dynamic teachers and educational communities in a global society.

We welcome your inquiries into our programs as you seek opportunities to touch the world through the education profession. Go Blazers!

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Turning students into teachers and teachers into leaders

Teacher preparation is our specialty. We offer programs for undergraduate and graduate students who are seeking initial teacher certification as well as programs for veteran teachers seeking advanced degrees and certifications. Whether you're an undergraduate student seeking to enter the profession, a career changer in pursuit of a teaching degree, or a practicing teacher interested in furthering your career, the UAB Department of Curriculum and Instruction can help you achieve your goal.

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The Autism Society of Alabama, the Birmingham City School's Special Education Department in collaboration with University of Alabama at Birmingham Autism Specialist Program present to you:  Autism:  Unlocking the Mystery.Unlocking-the-mystery-Logo  Don't miss this opportunity to hear key note speaker, Tommy Bice, Ed.D., State Superintendent of Education.  Caroline Gomez Ph.D, Joseph Ackerson Ph.D, Bama Hager Ph.D, and Dr. John B Thornton, DMD will also inform guests on topics such as: Healthcare, Adult Services, Preparing Your Child for the Dentist, Methods in the classroom, Social Skills, Project  Life Saver, Special Education Law and many more.

There will be a Parent Panel, Raffle, Door Prizes Resource Fair and Fashion Show to go along with this great conference. Lunch will be provided.

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