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If you are an out-of-state student seeking to earn a graduate teaching degree at UAB, please contact our program admission specialist, Ms. Sha’Niethia Johnson Wright (205-934-7530; before you begin coursework.  She will work individually with you to address issues regarding the articulation of your out-of-state certification with UAB’s degree and Alabama certification.
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NOTE: Field experience descriptions in the following documents apply to courses through the spring 2014 semester.  Information provided by full-time faculty supersedes information in the following documents.
On Tuesday, September 24th, UAB will be hosting two events about the Peace Corps. Both events will be led by Emily Whitfield, our Peace Corps representative from the Atlanta Peace Corps office. These events are as follows:
4:00–4:45 in Education Building 129   
This first event is an information session about the Master’s International program, which is a partnership between UAB and the Peace Corps. Through this Master’s International program, master’s students can receive credit towards their degree while serving as Peace Corps volunteers. Additional information about the Master’s International is provided at .  If you are interested in teaching overseas in the Peace Corps, you should consider attending this session about the Master’s International program.
6:00-8:00 pm at the UAB Spencer Honors House 
This second event is a social gathering for providing information about the Peace Corps and also for recruiting potential volunteers. It is co-sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health, the UAB School of Nursing and the UAB School of Education. The Honors House is an old church almost behind and slightly to the left of the Alys Stephens Center for the Performing Arts.  This event is open to everyone interested in learning more about the Peace Corps, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, and others with an "international outlook". For more information about this social event, contact Dan Frederick, Publicity Coordinator, Greater Birmingham Peace Corps Volunteers, at 631-4680 or
NOTE: If you would like to meet individually with Emily Whitfield, send her an email at