School Library Media Certification by State: Alabama



Alabama Department of Education
Teacher Education and Certification Office
​50 North Ripley Street
P.O. Box 302101​
Montgomery, Alabama 36104​

Phone: (334) 353-8567
Fax: (334) 242-9998

Alabama State Department of Education:

Alabama Department of Education (Teacher Education and Certification):

Out of State Certificates:

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed:  Yes

Master’s Degree Needed: Yes

Praxis II Library Media Specialist Test Needed: Yes, passing score of 146.

Other Testing Needed: Yes, the Alabama Educator Certification Testing Program (AECTP), which consists of the basic skills assessments and Praxis II ® tests (content knowledge and pedagogical knowledge).

Description: The license is a library media specialist certificate.

Evaluation Process for Licensure 

Criteria for determining eligibility for certification as a library-media specialist shall include the following:

Reciprocity: Yes, through the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement: