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General News
Friday, September 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Board of Education Meets »
The State Board of Education met yesterday, September 24, 2020.   Board actions and discussions included the followin...
Friday, September 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Workshops and CEU Opportunities »
The GRAMMY Museum Mississippi will offer two FREE (including CEUs) virtual, music-filled professional development opport...
Friday, September 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UM Offers Online Emotional Disability SPED Certificate »
The University of Mississippi School of Education offers a fully online Emotional Disability SPED Certificate for specia...
Thursday, September 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
News from MDE »
The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has announced the following in recent days:   MSDH Guidance...
Thursday, September 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
North Panola Seeking Math Teacher »
Green Hill Intermediate School in the North Panola School District is seeking a 5th grade math teacher. Interested educato...

Legislative News
Thursday, September 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Education Chairman Named to SREB Study Group »
Senator Dennis DeBar, Chairman of the Mississippi Senate Education Committee, is one of sixteen state legislators from acr...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto of Education Budget »
Legislators returned to Jackson yesterday to consider the Governor’s veto of HB 1700 (the education budget) and the FY 21...
Friday, August 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Leaders to Sue Governor, May Return for Special Session »
House leaders announced this past Wednesday that they are suing Governor Reeves regarding his partial veto of a bill that...
Friday, July 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (7/24/20) »
Governor Reeves has yet to call legislators back to Jackson for a special session to finalize an education budget for the...
Thursday, July 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (7/9/20): Governor Partially Vetoes K-12 Funding Bill »
As shared last Thursday, HB 1700 (the K-12 FY 21 funding bill) diverted funding for the School Recognition Program (SRP) t...

NBCT News
Friday, September 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBPTS and MPE Seeking NBCT Ambassadors »
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) and MPE are working together to drive awareness of Board ce...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBPTS Awarded Grant to Support Mississippi NBCTs »
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has been awarded a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundat...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Offers FREE Trainings for MS NBCT Network Members »
MPE is offering the following virtual training sessions this fall free of charge, including CEUs, for MS NBCT Network memb...
Thursday, May 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCTP at the University of Mississippi Offering Free NBCT Course »
Like every school, the World Class Teaching Program (WCTP) at the University of Mississippi has been impacted by COVID-19....
Tuesday, April 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBPTS Provides Updates for Candidates »
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is committed to providing assessment updates for candidates...