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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 Stacey Turner at

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