Mississippi's Alternate Route Programs
The Mississippi Department of Education has approved four Alternate Route Programs that lead to teacher certification. They are:
- Master of Arts in Teaching
- MS Alternate Path to Quality Teachers
- Teach Mississippi Institute
- American Board Certification for Teacher Excellence
These are MDE programs and are not part of the Jackson Public Schools. For more information about alternate route certification in Mississippi, go the the Mississippi Department of Education's Alternate Route Programs page. Contact the MDE Office of Licensure by calling 601-359-3483.