Mississippi State Contact Information

Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association
c/o Ricki R. Garrett, LLC
P.O. Box 22664
Jackson, MS 39225-2664

Contact: Ricki Garrett, Executive Director
Phone: 601-940-6383 
E-mail: executive.director@mshausa.org

State Regulatory Agencies

Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Hearing Aid Dispenser Licensing

Professional Licensure
Mississippi State Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Phone: 601-364-7360   
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School-Based Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Certification/Licensing

Educator Licensure
Mississippi Department of Education
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771

Contact: Krystal Cormack, Director
Phone: 601-359-3483  
E-mail: teachersupport@mde.k12.ms.us

Early Intervention Requirements for Practice

First Steps Early Intervention Program
Mississippi Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS 39216

Phone: 601-576-7427             

Special Education Contacts

Office of Special Education
Mississippi Department of Education
359 North West Street
Jackson, MS 39205

Contact: Margaret Ellmer, Interim State Director
Phone: 601-359-3498
E-mail:   margaret.ellmer@mdek12.org

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Contact: Teresa Laney, SEACDC Consultant
E-mail: tlaney@mdek12.org
Phone: 601-359-3498

Hearing Screening Contacts

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
Mississippi State Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Phone: 601-576-7427

Health Services – EPSDT
Office of Healthy Schools
Mississippi Department of Education
Central High School Building
359 North West Street, Suite 218
Jackson, MS 39205-0771

Contact: Scott Clements    
Phone: 601-576-5000      
E-mail: sclements@mdek12.org

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