What is Teach Mississippi Institute Online?
TMI Online is an MDE-accredited alternate route program for college graduates seeking certification to teach in Mississippi. It is broken into two components, TMI 1 and TMI 2, both of which are taught online. TMI I covers classroom instruction, effective teaching strategies, classroom management, Mississippi College and Career-Ready Standards (MSCC-RS), planning and instructional methodologies, and use of testing as formative and summative evaluation tools. During the course, candidates will be required to participate in online discussions, take weekly unit quizzes, and submit weekly written assignments or lesson plans.