Serving fifteen school districts in east Alabama, the East Alabama Regional Inservice Center (EARIC) provides professional development, resources, and services for teachers and administrators. Our programs promote:

  • Research-based strategies

  • Data-driven instruction

  • Continuous improvement

  • Ongoing training and support

  • Collaboration

  • Educator networks

  • Sustainability of academic achievement


108 Wallace Hall
Auburn, AL  36849

EARIC History

EARIC is one of 11 regional inservice centers established by the Alabama Legislature in 1984 to enhance the training opportunities for public school personnel in critical need areas. The concept and mandate for the centers are to provide rigorous inservice training for teachers, superintendents, principals, and local board of education members.


The EARIC Team

Laura Crowe
East Alabama Regional Inservice Center Director
Carol Foster
Administrator, Outreach Programs
(334) 844-5039
Lindsay Norris
Admin Support Specialist - Academic
(334) 844-5028

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Region 9 School Systems

EARIC serves nearly 4,500 educators in 15 east Alabama school systems


External Partners

Last updated: 04/17/2024