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Becoming an Instructor
Becoming A Hunter Education Instructor in Alabama
Approximately 12,000 students participate in the Alabama Hunter Education Program annually. Needless to say, the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries is always in need of additional volunteer instructors to promote safe, responsible hunting through the Alabama Hunter Education Program. All instructor applicants must meet the following requirements:
Becoming a certified Alabama Hunter Education Instructor is a two step process that requires instructor candidates to complete a Hunter Education Instructor application and pass a criminal history background check. Click here to download an Hunter Education Instructor Application in pdf format.
The following is information regarding upcoming hunter education instructor certification workshops.
There will be a three day hunter education instructor course for teachers only in Auburn in June. This is the workshop we prefer teachers to attend, as it provides extra resources and ideas for teaching a class for an entire Semester if desired. At least 16 hours of CEU's will be awarded. Please call 334-242-3620 if you are interested in attending.
As a hunter education instructor you should have the desire to teach effectively. You must satisfactorily demonstrate this desire, as well as your teaching ability, in order to make your course a success. Volunteer instructors are expected to:
1. Notify other instructors, or your class, if you have been unavoidably delayed for more than 15 minutes or are unable to keep you schedule.
Please E-mail Hunter Education Coordinator Marisa Lee Futral, if you have any questions or comments regarding the procedures for becoming a certified Alabama Hunter Education Instructor for the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, call 1-800-245-2740 or (334) 242-3620.