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Teacher Pinning Ceremony

Graduates of the College’s initial teacher education certification programs are welcomed into the profession with our inaugural pinning ceremony that recognizes the hard work they have put into their academic studies and the professional placements while learning and growing at The University of Alabama.  A pinning ceremony is a public event involving the family and friends of teachers being recognized.

December 15 | 4:00 p.m. | 118 Lucy Hall

Who can pin you?  You may select one person who you value to place the pin on you (i.e., teacher, relative, hero, mentor, faculty, staff, partner, etc.)

Who can attend? 2-4 people including the person who will place the pin on you

What does the ceremony include?  Recognition of each graduate; student speaker; oath to the teaching profession; and a reception to celebrate.


October 6: Application for Graduation

November 1: Complete Qualtrics with your information about the person placing the pin on you, hometown, etc.  This will be emailed to you the week of October 1.