Dr. Eddie R. Johnson - Assistant State Superintendent -
Phone: (334) 242-9960
Dr. Johnson serves as program administrator for the Private School Licensure Section.
The Private School Licensure Section is responsible for executing legislation regarding the licensure
of private postsecondary schools pursuant to the Alabama Private School Licensure Law, Alabama Code,
Title 16, Article 46, Sections 1-10. The primary responsibility of the section is to provide for
students, educational institutions, and the general public protection from economic and academic fraud
and to maintain effective supervision and coordination of all licensed schools. The responsibilty requires
making on-site inspections of private schools, processing all license applications, responding to all
consumer complaints, and cooperating with other state and federal agencies on the approval of licensed
schools. The section also registers private, non-denominational and parochial schools in the state.