​​Educator Certification > I Want to be a Teacher: General Information
This page tells individuals, whose background is not in the area of education, how to become a teacher in Alabama.

​The Provisional Certificate in a Teaching Field (PCTF) Approach is for K-12 and 6-12 teaching fields.  Certification based on the PCTF Approach may ONLY be requested by an employing Alabama county/city superintendent or eligible non-public school administrator.  An individual should contact the school system or eligible non-public school in which employment is desired for information concerning certificate eligibility. 


For an overview of this approach, click here.

For applications and all inclusive information, click here.

General Information1/22/2018 5:52 PMMy background is not in education and I want to teach in grades K-12 or 6-12.