COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates for Teacher Preparation Programs

 

The Mississippi State Board of Education in collaboration with the Mississippi Department of Education has taken the following actions:

  1. Suspended (waived) the test requirements for program entry at both the traditional (undergraduate) and nontraditional (MAT) through December 31, 2021. Students must still meet GPA requirements. On January 1, 2022, test prerequisites will be reinstated and students must again adhere to all requirements

 

  1. Suspended (waived) the licensure requirements of various tests when applicants are applying for licenses through December 31, 2021. On January 1, 2022, prerequisites will be reinstated and students must again adhere to all requirements.

    

If you have additional questions, you may access the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) at https://www.mdek12.org/COVID19 for full details and a complete list of State Board of Education policy suspensions for the 2019-20 school year.  You may also contact the Center for Teacher Quality at 601-979-2335.