Internships

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Teacher Certification/ Field Experience/ Internship Sites for ECE majors

Effective July 1, 2016, and applicable to early childhood education (ECE) and early childhood special education programs: 1. Field experiences shall include placements in at least two of the three main types of early education settings (early school grades (K-3), child care centers and homes, and Office of School Readiness programs). 2. The internship shall include a placement with at least two of the following age groups: birth- age 3, age 3-5, age 5-8. To ensure that placements are made in quality programs, The Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education has provided a list of approved classrooms. If you have any questions, please contact Tracye Strichik at tracye.strichik@ece.alabama.gov.

Memorandum from Alabama Departments of Education and Early Childhood Education  (Implementation of the 2015 Educator Preparation Chapter of the Alabama Administrative Code)