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New Teachers Wanted

New Teachers Wanted

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) invites aspiring teachers to apply for the new Mississippi Teacher Residency (MTR), which is a two-year program that combines coursework and on-the-job training to prepare 35 prospective educators for the teaching profession. Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will be accepted through March 15, 2019.

The MTR program is for any individual who wants to become teacher, but is not currently enrolled in an educator preparation program at a four-year college or university. MTR applicants must have an associate degree or at least 60 college credits from a degree program.

The MTR is part of a statewide strategy to expand and diversify the teacher pipeline so that all students have teachers who are well-prepared, appropriately licensed and can serve as role models.

For questions about the MTR, email mtr@mdek12.org or call the MDE Office of Teaching and Leading at 601-359-3631.

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