Certification based on the Interim Employment Certificate (IEC) Approach may ONLY be requested by an employing Alabama county/city superintendent or eligible nonpublic/private school administrator. The IEC may be requested for the following categories of applicants:
1) those unconditionally admitted to an Alternative Class A Program provided by an ALABAMA college or university; OR
2) those unconditionally admitted to a Traditional Class A Program provided by an ALABAMA college or university in an area of special education, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Instructional Leadership, Library Media, School Counseling, and Reading Specialist; OR
3) those unconditionally admitted to a Traditional Class AA Program provided by an ALABAMA college or university in an area of Special Education; OR
4) those unconditionally admitted to a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited program in School Counseling at an ALABAMA university.
An individual should contact the school system or eligible nonpublic/private school in which employment is desired.
Important TEST CHANGES and SCORE INCREASES are effective for tests taken and applications received in the Educator Certification Section on or after September 1, 2018. Information can be viewed in the