• Educator Licensure Renewal

    Teachers with standard certification in Mississippi hold a five-year renewable certificate. These licenses must be renewed every five years with Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or college coursework or by completion of the National Board process earned during the validity period of the license.

    Any license issued for less than five years is a provisional license and is non-renewable.

    Current requirements for Renewal of a five-year standard license:

    • Class A:
      • Ten (10) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area or
      • Three (3) semester hours in content or job/skill related area AND Five (5) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area or
      • Six (6) semester hours in content or job/skill related area or
      • Completion of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards process
    • Class AA, AAA or AAAA:
      • Three (3) semester hours in content or job/skill related area or
      • Five (5) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area or
      • Completion of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards process
    • Standard Career Administrator:
      • Seventy (70) School Executive Management Institute (SEMI) credits or
      • Six (6) hours of coursework or
      • 35 SEMI credits AND 3 hrs coursework or
      • Completion of a specialist or doctoral degree in educational administration/leadership

    Renewal of License

    Licensure Application Information

    How to Create an ELMS Account

Last Modified on September 12, 2018