Public comments due Jan. 28 on proposed changes to licensure guidelines K-12 to modify Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education (4-6)

On Dec. 16, 2021, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-4:  Licensure Guidelines K-12 to modify the existing Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education (4-6) Mississippi State Board of Education approved Alternate Route Program to include an Elementary Education (K-6) option.

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.