TEACHER CERTIFICATION BRANCH
REQUEST FOR LETTER OF AUTHORITY 2023-2024
(Authorized by the Minister pursuant to the Education Act, the Certification of Teachers and Teacher Leaders Regulation Alberta Regulation 123/2022
A Temporary Letter of Authority (TLA) to teach may be considered only for applicants who present, at a minimum, evidence of: (a)
holding certification in the jurisdiction where initial teacher preparation was completed; and (b) good standing in the last jurisdiction
of employment*. In addition, these applicants must be deemed likely to qualify in all other respects for the Alberta Interim
Professional Certificate. Temporary Letters of Authority are issued for a three-month period to allow sufficient time to complete the
* The jurisdiction of original certification may be the same as the last jurisdiction of employment as a teacher.