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TMI

  • TMI Online is an MDE-accredited alternate route program
  • TMI is broken into two components, TMI 1 and TMI 2, both of which are taught online.
  • Upon completion of TMI 1, candidates are recommended to the MDE for a temporary, non-renewable teaching license
  • Once the candidate has secured a teaching position, he or she may then join TMI 2.

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.

TMI Office Contact

Phone:
662-915-7314

Email:
tmi@olemiss.edu

You should apply if you have:

  • earned a bachelor's degree in a non-education area from a nationally/regionally accredited institution of higher learning (or are entering your final semester), and
  • possess extensive knowledge of art, biology, chemistry, Chinese, economics, English, family & consumer sciences, French, German, health, Latin, library/media, marketing, mathematics, music, physical education, physics, mathematics, social studies, Spanish, speech communications, or special education, and
  • want a secure and rewarding career that will impact hundreds of lives,

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