Mississippi Teacher Center

If you are a teacher or want to become one, the Mississippi Teacher Center is for you. We encourage caring, committed individuals to teach and provide career-long support for a rewarding experience. Ultimately, our goal is to help Mississippi children get the education they deserve. We collaborate with school districts, colleges, universities, businesses, and communities to promote the vital role of educators.

Are you ready to teach but need assistance? Complete an interest form to get the help you need. 

Please submit this form via email to ttjones@mde.k12.ms.us or mail to the address listed on the form.

Critical Shortage Areas

Job hunting? For faster placement, consider a district with a teacher shortage.

Critical Shortage Areas by County
Subject and Geographic Shortage Areas
Incentive Options for Educators

Upcoming Job Fairs for Educators 

2015 Mississippi Career Fair for Educators
Hinds County School District
Madison County Schools Career Day

Why Teach?
Great retirement. Career advancement opportunities. And two months of summer vacation. Not to mention a powerful way to make a difference! Check out these benefits and incentives for even more reasons to teach.

Certification & Licensure
Mississippi offers three paths to teacher certification: Traditional, Alternative Route, and Reciprocity. For details on getting or renewing your license, visit the Office of Educator Licensure page.

Scholarships & Loan Forgiveness

Get details about these and other financial benefits you could be eligible for, and learn how to take advantage of them.

Mississippi Teacher Center     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-3631     Fax: (601) 359-1728

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