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Licensure Call Center Alert: To maintain the safety of MDE staff and to better serve education stakeholders, the Educator Licensure Call Center will reopen on an abbreviated schedule with a limited number of staff to respond to licensure needs. Beginning May 12, 2020, the Educator Licensure Call Center will be open every Tuesday and Thursday between the hours 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. until further notice. You may reach a licensure team member at 601-359-3483.
Due to the anticipated high volume of calls, we encourage you to continue to visit the Educator Licensure section of mdek12.org/covid19 and mdek12.org/licensure before calling the office or emailing questions to the firstname.lastname@example.org email address. Answers to most questions we receive are addressed on those webpages.
The Mississippi Department of Education seeks to create a world-class educational system that gives students the knowledge and skills to be successful in college and in the workforce, and to flourish as parents and citizens. To make this vision a reality, all students must be given multiple pathways to success, and teachers and administrators must continue to meet the challenges of this ever-changing landscape of public education.