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General News
Friday, July 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Austin Honored as Mississippi’s 2020 Teacher of the Year »
MDE’s Office of Teaching and Leading held a virtual ceremony yesterday afternoon to announce Mississippi’s 2020 Administra...
Friday, July 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tupelo Seeking Secondary Math Teacher »
The Tupelo Public School District is seeking a secondary math teacher . The district prefers applicants with a Mississip...
Friday, July 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Comprehensive Center Network Offers New Resource for Principals »
The National Comprehensive Center Network has released a new resource toolkit designed for the principal and the t...
Friday, July 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Board of Education Meets »
The State Board of Education met virtually yesterday and took the following actions:   Provided an additional o...
Friday, July 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FFCRA Provides Leave for Educators During COVID-19 »
MPE has received numerous questions as to teachers’ rights related to the reopening of schools amid COVID-19.   We a...

Legislative News
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...
Thursday, July 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (7/2/20) »
Legislators headed home after finishing their work late last night on general bills and the FY 21 budget.  The Lt. Go...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (6/25/20) »
We are in the final days of the 2020 Legislative Session, although a great amount of work remains to be finished.  As...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (6/18/20) »
State Economist Dr. Darrin Webb informed the Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC) this past Monday that the national...

NBCT News
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...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 Impact on National Board Certification and Renewal »
COVID-19 Impact on National Board Certification and Renewal We are living in unprecedented times as a result of COV...
Friday, February 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBPTS Makes ATLAS Available for Candidates »
The National Board has announced its new ATLAS 4 Candidates initiative that will provide candidates with access via the Na...
Friday, February 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Class Teaching Programs Host Pinning Ceremonies »
Mississippi’s World Class Teaching Programs (WCTPs) provide invaluable support, mentoring and resources to our National Bo...