World Class Teaching Program

The University of Mississippi

Sometimes,  1 + 1 = 4
1 Year + 1 Year = 4 Components Completed! (Process Finished)

Financial Incentives
Mississippi teachers that certify will receive an additional $6000 stipend ($500 a month). Teachers in the following counties will receive $10,000  ($833 a month) upon certification: Adams, Amite, Bolivar, Claiborne, Coahoma, Issaquena, Jefferson, Leflore, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Washington, Wilkinson.
Mississippi will reimburse all first time candidates.



Join us, this spring.
Complete just ONE component.

You will have the entire spring semester to complete one component.
Finish the process next year by completing one component per semester and testing in the summer

Learn More
Watch our Virtual Interest Meeting Video. (CLICK)

It includes the Next Steps, which are…
1. Register with the National Board 
2. Register with the World Class Teaching Program (We are FREE).
Email Tammy Kirkland (kirkland@olemiss.edu)
if you have any questions

Available Candidate Support

Face-to-Face mentoring starts back in January at select locations (Oxford, Grenada, Southaven, and Tupelo)

Online mentoring is available regardless of where you live. 

  • The WCTP can only provide candidate support to Mississippi teachers.
  • The deadline to join is February 28
  • Components cost $475 each