October 15 Deadline: 2020-21 Online Course Approval

For courses to be approved for use as online classes, local school districts must apply to the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) for approval to ensure the vendor/provider’s content, curriculum, and assessments are aligned to Mississippi’s course standards and the vendor/provider’s teachers are certified Mississippi teachers. The Mississippi Online Course Approval Guidelines and Application can be accessed from MDE’s Mississippi Online Course Approval (MOCA) website.

The deadline for distance or online courses to be approved for the 2020-2021 school year is October 15, 2019.

 Please email Wendy Clemons at wclemons@mdek12.org with any questions.