Mississippi - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Preparation Authority

Area: 
Educator Preparation Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

Body: 

(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
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/09/2016