Mississippi - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Preparation Authority

Educator Preparation Authority
Policy Type: 

The Mississippi State Board of Education approves program standards after proposal from the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development.


(5) It shall be the duty of the commission to:

(a) Set standards and criteria, subject to the approval of the State Board of Education, for all educator preparation programs in the state;
(b) Recommend to the State Board of Education each year approval or disapproval of each educator preparation program in the state, subject to a process and schedule determined by the State Board of Education;

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
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