How to become a teacher
If you are a teacher or want to become one, the Division of Educator Talent Acquisition is for you. We encourage caring, committed individuals to teach and provide career-long support for a rewarding experience. Ultimately, our goal is to help Mississippi children get the education they deserve. We collaborate with school districts, colleges, universities, businesses, and communities to promote the vital role of educators.
Are you ready to teach but need assistance? Complete an interest form to get the help you need. Please submit this form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to the address listed on the form.
Great retirement. Career advancement opportunities. And two months of summer vacation. Not to mention a powerful way to make a difference! Check out these benefits and incentives for even more reasons to teach.
Scholarships & Loan Forgiveness
Get details about these and other financial benefits you could be eligible for, and learn how to take advantage of them.
Critical Shortage Areas
Job hunting? Consider employment in a geographical shortage school district. Geographical Shortage Areas and Incentive Options
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
1525 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 700
Arlington, VA 22209
Business Phone: (703) 465-2700
Candidate Support Line: 1-800-22TEACH
Support is provided to candidates by the following professional organizations:
Mississippi Association of Educators (MAE)
Beverly Brahan, Associate Executive Director
Phone: (601) 354-4463
Mississippi Professional Educators (MPE)
Kelly Riley, Executive Director
Phone: (601) 355-5517