Alabama Pathways

Registry

Becoming a member of the Alabama Pathways Professional Development Registry is simple!

Before You Get Started…

You’ll want to gather the following information and documentation:

  • Alabama Early Learning Guidelines Credential
  • CPR / First Aid Certification
  • Child Development Associate certificate
  • College degree diploma AND college transcript
  • Professional development transcripts and/or training certificates for past 2 years
  • Other professional certifications

Now you’re ready to apply!

After you’ve gathered the necessary documents, you’ll need to make copies to mail with your paper application or scan them into digital files that can be uploaded with your online application. Keep in mind that the paperwork you mail to us will not be returned. Please do not send your original documents. The next steps are easy!

1. Fill out the online application or download the PDF to print and send in via mail.

2. Upload or email your supporting documentation if you are submitting an online application. If you are submitting a paper application via mail, you’ll need to attach copies of the supporting documentation to the application and send it to us as well.

Congratulations, you’re done!

At this time, only individuals whose center/program is eligible to participate in Alabama Quality Stars will be processed and placed into the Alabama Pathways Professional Development Registry (PDR).

Online Application

To complete the Alabama Pathways Professional Development Registry online application –  click here.  Please note: You must have an active email address to complete the online application. You can set up a free email account with Google, Outlook, Yahoo, and other email providers by visiting their websites.

Paper Application 

To complete the Alabama Pathways Professional Development Registry application via mail, you’ll need to download and print a paper application. (Adobe Reader required. Get it here.).

Alabama Pathways Mailing Address:

3100 Cottage Hill Road Bldg 4 Suite 400 Mobile, AL. 36606

 

Once you are a member, we depend on you to update the Registry with changes in employment and professional development, along with supporting documentation (as applicable).  Click here to access the PDR Update Form.

Here’s some extra guidance for completing your online application!

Open the “How to Apply Online User Guide” in your browser or download a copy for quick reference.

 

Confidentiality Agreement

Your information will be shared with Alabama Quality STARS for data collection and research purposes.

-Alabama Pathways Professional Development Registry may use the information provided in the application form to compile and publish group data reports, and to recognize individual’s educational attainments (such as attainment of a Child Development Associate or Bachelor’s degree).

-Data compiled from the Alabama Pathways Professional Development Registry may be released to aid community and state planning to increase the quality and services of the early care and education community.

Your name will not be released to advertisers. Information that could affect the safety and security of an individual (i.e. social security numbers, birth dates and personal addresses) will not be released to any individual or agency for any reason.

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