Mississippi Public Universities
Academic & Student Affairs
National Board Certification

The State of Mississippi provides support to public school teachers with at least three years of teaching experience seeking advanced certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. This support includes:

  • Reimbursement of the $2,300 fee on completion of the process (whether or not certification is achieved);
  • Provision of a salary supplement of $6,000 per year for the life of the National Board Certificate (10 years); and
  • Renewal of the Mississippi Teaching License for one five-year period.
The Mississippi sites which provide support for teachers seeking this advanced certification are:
Gerry Sultan
Delta State University
PO Box 3333
Cleveland, MS 38733
Telephone: 662.846.4384
Johnnie Mills-Jones
Jackson State University
3825 Ridgewood Road, Box 23
Jackson, MS 39211
Telephone: 601.432.6270 Telephone: 800.897.7572
Tempe O'Nan
Mississippi State University
P O Box 5365
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Telephone: 662.325.7070
Jackie Parker
University of Mississippi
P. O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848
Telephone: 662.915.7138
Marilyn Foxworth
University of Southern Mississippi
Box 5107
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5107
Telephone: 601.266.5243