Teacher Education Admission

 

 

COVID-19 Teacher Preparation Temporary Changes

Due to the COVID-19 emergency declaration implemented by Governor Tate Reeves, the State Board of Education along with the MS Department of Education has suspended (waived) test requirements for entry to traditional (undergraduate) programs through December 31, 2021.  Students must still meet all other requirements.

On January 1, 2022, test prerequisites will be reinstated and students must again adhere to all requirements.

 

Undergraduate Admission to Teacher Education

For students seeking admission to teacher education, please follow the steps below:

1.   Admission to Teacher Education Application – Complete the Admission to Teacher Education Application: (Please submit only one application.)

​​2.  Core Curriculum Form/Licensure Advisory Form

Submit the Core Curriculum form with Licesure Advisory Form to your departmental advisor for review and approval for review and approval.  Once the forms are approved by the departmental advisor, it must be approved by the department chair.  Your department will submit the forms to the Director of Teacher Education via email (teacherquality@jsums.edu).   Your application will not be complete without these completed forms.

 

3.  Required Forms Completed by Faculty:

a.  Recommendation Form – Send the below link to the two faculty members to complete on         your behalf.

b.  Disposition Form – Send the below link to two faculty members to complete on your                   behalf.

 

 *The Recommendation forms and Disposition forms should not be completed by the same two faculty members.  Selected faculty members should have academic knowledge of your progress. Recommendation forms and Disposition forms must be returned to the Director of Teacher Education.   Your application will not be complete without these completed forms.

 

4. Additional Required Form Completed by Student Applicant:

          (Sign the Oath Agreement-Digital signature-Name & Last 4-digits of SSN)  

Application Deadline Dates:

Fall 2020 Semester ONLY – June 15, 2020

Fall Semester – May 1

Spring Semester – November 1

Summer II – May 31