Alabama Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

Reciprocity agreements are one avenue current teachers from other states (and some Canadian provinces) may go down that lead to certification in Alabama. The list below are states that currently have reciprocity agreements with Alabama for various levels of teaching and administrative certifications. To find information regarding your specific case, contact the Alabama Department of Education through their website or phone - (334) 353-8567.

On the Alabama Department of Education website, you will also find links to application forms and information about the certification process through reciprocity agreements.

Arizona Kansas Nevada South Carolina
Arkansas Kentucky New Hampshire South Dakota
California Louisiana New Jersey Tennessee
Colorado Maine New Mexico Texas
Connecticut Maryland New York Utah
Delaware Massachusetts North Carolina Vermont
Florida Michigan North Dakota Virginia
Georgia Minnesota Ohio Washington
Hawaii Mississippi Oklahoma West Virginia
Idaho Missouri Oregon Wisconsin
Illinois Montana Pennsylvania Wyoming
Indiana Nebraska Rhode Island  

Info to Explore

Terminology and Specifics

Recent News

#RethinkSchool: Minding the Gap

Posted on 18 October 2018 | 1:33 pm

As the former Superintendent of Education for South Carolina, I worked to transform the information provided and options offered to students and parents. The goal was that each student would leave ...

#RethinkSchool: Excelling in the Classroom, Leading the Charge to Stop Bullying

Posted on 17 October 2018 | 4:07 pm

Students at Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, were anxiously waiting for Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Frank Brogan to ...

#RethinkSchool: From Language Skills to STEM to Industrial Training, Preparing AAPI Students for the Next Step

Posted on 16 October 2018 | 11:31 am

I remember the excitement of going back to school after the long, hot summers in Texas where I grew up. Preparing for the first day back to school meant getting the book bag ready with new school ...