Renew a Teaching License in MS
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How do I renew a teaching license in MS?
According to the October 2019 Guidelines for Mississippi Educator Licensure K-12, teachers need to meet the following requirements to renew a five-year, standard license:
- Class A: Six (6) semester hours in content/job skill related area
- Class AA, AAA, or AAAA: Three (3) semester hours in content or job/skill related area
What state requirements does a teacher in Mississippi need to meet for relicensure?
References to job/skill related area include pedagogy and skills for effective teaching and leadership (e.g., computer technology, cooperative learning, learning styles, methodology, etc.).
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How do I contact the MS Department of Education?
Contact the Mississippi Department of Education
Divisionof Educator Licensure
359 N. West Street
P. O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your teaching certificate and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and courses listed on this page are current as of July 1st, 2020 to meet the best information available. State licensing requirements and school district approval processes may change and it is your responsibility as a licensed or certified teacher to know your state certification renewal requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours for renewing a license, licensing and certificate renewal and expired or lapsed certification. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or licensing authority.