You must hold a valid certificate to teach at Pike Road Schools.

For additional information regarding Alabama certification requirements, visit the Teacher Certification section of the Alabama Department of Education website at this link.

Current employees may contact the Human Resources Department with any questions regarding certification, renewal or reinstatement of an Alabama Professional Educators Certificate.

Recognizing a Higher Degree

Current employees requesting to have a higher degree recognized for pay purposes should request their institution to mail or email official college transcripts to the Alabama State Department of Education.

Next, the employee should complete the Verification of Higher Degree From and submit it to the Human Resources Department at Pike Road Schools.

Once the State recognizes the higher degree, the employee's pay will be adjusted on the following paycheck.

If you have any questions or need more information, you may contact a representative from the Human Resources Department (334.420.5300).

Changing your name on your teaching certificate

If you have changed your legal name, you can now change your name on your teaching certificate. Here is a link to the form you will need to use to make that change. Please follow the directions on the form to change the name on your certificate.