Pathways to Teaching

  • Mississippi Educator License Requirements

    A five (5)-year educator license is granted to applicants meeting all MS licensing requirements and completing a state approved or National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or Council for the Accreditation for Educator Preparation (CAEP) approved teacher education program from a regionally/nationally accredited institution of higher learning.

    Licensure Requirements include:

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  • The Board of Trustees believes in the dignity of all individuals and worth of their labors. The Board of Trustees is an equal opportunity employer. See JPS Policy (GAAF) for the full statement regarding equal opportunity employment

  • Physical Address:
    624 South. President Street
    Jackson, MS  39201

    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 2338
    Jackson, MS 39225


  • Have questions? We’re here to help!

    Telephone: (601) 960-8745

    Saundra Lyons
    Executive Director, Human Resources

    Stepfanie Nelson
    Director, Human Resources

    Dr. Tommy Nalls, Jr.
    Director, Recruitment

    Janet Wallace
    Manager of Teacher Support and Retention

    Cassandra Bonds
    PERS / Employment Verification Specialist


Last Modified on December 21, 2023