Testing Schedule

Testing Schedule for Education Majors

Fall of Sophomore Year

    • AECPT - Basic Skills (Score report must be submitted by the time of your interview appointment but will be accepted earlier at any time score reports are issued)

Spring of Sophomore Year

    • PL&T - Principles of Learning and Teaching (March-April)
    • Fingerprinting - Should be complete before sophomore interviews in April

Fall of Junior Year

    • Teaching Reading (November-December) - ONLY required for ECE & ELEM majors

Spring of Junior Year

    • Content Area Test(s) (March-April)

Summer of Junior Year

    • Retake and pass any outstanding tests before fall internship (passing scores must be posted BEFORE the start of your internship placement in a school)

Fall of Senior Year

    • Retake and pass any outstanding tests before fall internship (passing scores must be posted BEFORE the start of your internship placement in a school)

Additional Requirements

Fingerprinting should be completed before sophomore interviews in April, and the Suitability Letter, which will be issued by the state, submitted at that time.  Five-Day Field Experience(s) must be completed and paperwork submitted before the start of your internship.

Overview of Alabama Testing Requirements for Educators