Program Admission

  • A bachelor's level professional educator certificate in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Collaborative Teacher (K-6 or 6-12) or any area of education
  • Two full years of successful teaching experience documented and verified by the school system on the ALSDE experience form (SUP EXP) 
  • A transcript documenting two reading courses, including one introductory reading course

If applying from a state other than Alabama, all of the above criteria apply.
To ensure suitability for admission when applying from outside the state of Alabama, please contact Dr. Lou Anne Worthington, Associate Dean, at