Mississippi - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Teacher Licensure Renewal

Area: 
Teacher Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

In order to renew a teaching license, professional development activities must be completed.

Body: 

Only a five year, standard license is eligible for renewal. Current requirements for renewal of a five-year standard license for each class are as follows:

Class A:
Ten (10) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area
or
Three (3) semester hours in content or job/skill related area AND Five (5) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area
or
Six (6) semester hours in content or job/skill related area
or
Completion of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards process

Adopting Authority: 
Standards Board
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/16/2016