Changes proposed to licensure guidelines for Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education; public comment deadline Jan. 28

The State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval Dec. 16 to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise Miss. Code 7-4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to modify the existing Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education (K-12) Mississippi State Board of Education approved Alternate Route Program.

To review the APA notice please visit the Mississippi Department of Education APA webpage at All public comments must be received in the Division of Educator Licensure no later than 5 p.m. Jan. 28, 2022. APA Comments will be presented to the SBE Feb. 17, 2022.