The Mobile County Public Schools welcomes your interest in teaching with us.  Due to a nation-wide shortage of MATH and SCIENCE teachers the U. S. Department of Education and the Alabama Department of Education have created alternative methods to gain teacher certification.  If you have a B.S. degree in math, science (such as a B.S. in Biology or Chemistry), or engineering, please view the testimonials of others like you who have non-education backgrounds and have made the transition to teaching math and science in the Mobile County Public Schools.

Alternative Baccalaureate Summary
This approach provided by the Alabama State Department of Education in Montgomery allows a local board of education to employ, as teachers, individuals who have earned at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited senior institution. The applicant must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. and pass two required tests. One is the appropriate state required subject matter Praxis II and the Alabama Basic Skills Exam (the APTTP).  Then after hiring applicants are required to take and pass with a "C" or higher four designated college courses in Education.  Be sure to check the other pages on this site for more information. 

For more information contact John Powell at Mobile County Public Schools, Human Resources Division. Phone: 251-221- 4590 Email: jpowell@mcpss.com