AUM Temporary Special Education Certificate (TSEC 6-12)


Special Education 6-12 Certificate Option

ALSDE Temporary Special Education Certificate 6-12

Special education teachers are in high demand, both here and around the country.

The number of students who require special education services is growing exponentially—but the number of qualified of qualified Secondary Special Education is highly needed! 

The Alabama State Department of Education (ASLDE) is offering a new quick route to a class B Professional Educator certification for future 6-12 Special Education teachers, and AUM is part of this route!

Start a new career helping children with disabilities learn and succeed.

Step 1: Complete the form.

Step 2: Secure the position for the 2022-23 school year and complete a full year of full-time teaching in the Collaborative 6-12 classroom

Step 3: Enroll in classes with AUM!  Take all five courses at AUM. Start this summer! Online and In-Person.

Step 4:  Pass the test!

This course provides a comprehensive survey of the field of special education with major emphasis on individual differences and the strategies for adapting education programs to educationally different children. 

This course develops knowledge of the ethical behavior expected of special education teachers, the roles and responsibilities of a professional educator, special education law, transition, and policies and procedures pertaining to special education.

This course highlights evidence-based best practices in collaboration, the fundamentals of group processes, and skills needed for collaboration.

This course demonstrates how collaboration creates a safe, inclusive learning environments across a wide range of settings and behaviors. 

This course is an interpretation of psychological test results, administration of standardized tests, and informal test results with emphasis on utilization of diagnostic information in the writing of individual educational prescriptions for exceptional children and at-risk learners.

Fill out the form on this page to get information about enrolling in the courses.

Contact the ALSDE at (334) 694-4557 for more information about this route to a Class B Professional Educator Certification in Collaborative 6-12  Special Education.


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