Alabama Certification Approaches for Which There Are No Required Praxis Subject Assessments

General testing information for all applicants may be found in the Overview of Alabama Testing Requirements.

Visit the Alabama Alternative Certificates page on the Alabama State Department of Education website for information regarding these certification approaches.

The following approaches do not require Praxis Subject Assessments (content tests), but may require tests other than Praxis Subject Assessments (content tests):

  • Additional Certification in Driver and Traffic Safety Education Approach
  • Adjunct Instructor Permit
  • Career and Technical Additional Certificate in Certification in Work-Based Learning Coordination Approach
  • Career and Technical Additional Teaching Field Approach (Degree Equivalent)
  • Career and Technical Additional Teaching Field Approach (Professional)
  • Career and Technical Temporary Certificate Approach
  • Certificate Reinstatement Approach
  • Child Nutrition Program Director Certificate Approach
  • Degree Equivalent Career and Technical Certificate Approaches
  • Dyslexia Therapist Endorsement Approach
  • Emergency Certificate Approach
  • Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Certificate Approach
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards® Approach
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Approach
  • Speech-Language Pathology Professional Educator Certificate Approach
  • Speech-Language Pathology Temporary Certificate Approach
Alabama Department of Education