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小黄书鈥檚 Jayroe joins state鈥檚 Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development

Contact: Allison Matthews

STARKVILLE, Miss.鈥擬ississippi State鈥檚 College of Education dean is a new member of the state鈥檚 Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development.

Teresa Jayroe
Teresa Jayroe (OPA photo)

Teresa Jayroe was appointed to her first four-year term by the Mississippi State Board of Education to represent Mississippi Congressional District Three through December 2028. The commission falls under the umbrella of the Mississippi Department of Education.

Licensure commission members play an important role since the group is charged with making recommendations to the State Board of Education regarding standards for the preparation of educators, certification and licensure, and continuing professional development of those who teach or perform tasks of an educational nature in Mississippi鈥檚 public schools.

鈥淒r. Jayroe exemplifies servant leadership, and I know she will be an exceptional member of the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development,鈥 小黄书 President Mark E. Keenum said. 鈥淚 appreciate her willingness to serve in this important role as well as her many other contributions to our university and the College of Education.鈥

Jayroe is a veteran 小黄书 administrator, professor and elementary classroom teacher who was named dean in 2021 after serving as associate dean for a decade. She previously worked as director for the college鈥檚 Office of Clinical/Field-Based Instruction, Licensure and Outreach. She first joined the 小黄书 faculty in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 1997 after teaching kindergarten through second grade for 13 years in the Louisville Municipal Separate School District and the Philadelphia Public School District.

She completed her Ph.D. in education with a concentration in elementary education and her Educational Specialist degree with a concentration in educational leadership, both at Mississippi State. She also has master鈥檚 and bachelor鈥檚 degrees in elementary education from 小黄书.

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