Mississippi State Requirements

Mississippi Teaching License Renewal

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Below is a summary of how Learners Edge may help your continuing education and Mississippi teaching license renewal needs. This summary should in no way release individuals from their responsibility of ensuring that the course they take meets their professional needs. We hope it provides assistance in understanding how Learners Edge might help you in the accumulation of clock hours or graduate credit for salary advancement and the Mississippi teaching relicensure process.

See the Mississippi Department of Education website for complete MS teacher relicensure information. 

Teaching License Renewal:

Standard Certification: five-year renewable certificate

*Any license issued for less than five years is a provisional license and is non-renewable.

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 (see our courses)
   OR
Completion of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards process

Class AA, AAA or AAAA:

Three (3) semester hours in content or job/skill related area
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   OR
Five (5) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area 
   OR
Completion of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards process

Standard Career Administrator:

 Seventy (70) School Executive Management Institute (SEMI) credits 
   OR
Six (6) hours of coursework 
   OR 
35 SEMI credits AND 3 hrs coursework (see our Leadership Courses)
   OR
Completion of a specialist or doctoral degree in educational administration/leadership

Message from Learners Edge:

Please note, Learners Edge courses are approved and offered for graduate credit by our regionally accredited and state approved college/university partners. Continuing education graduate credit is intended to fulfill requirements for license renewal/lane change when the student has obtained proper prior approval.

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