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Thursday, December 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Board Seeks Student Representatives »
As shared in our post of November 9, the Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) adopted a policy at its November mee...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mississippi Celebrates 128 New NBCTs »
Mississippi is celebrating 128 new National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs)!   Candidates received their scores on...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Awards National Board Renewal Scholarships »
MPE had the pleasure of awarding $625 scholarships last week to the following ten members who are pursuing renewal of thei...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
December COLA Direct Deposits will be made December 17 »
PERS announced earlier this week that while December cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) payments are annually paid Decemb...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accountability Task Force Meets »
MDE's Accountability Task Force reconvened with new membership last Thursday, November 29. Two topics were on the agenda:...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Student Testing Task Force Meets »
MDE's Student Testing Task Force met last Friday, November 30.   While it was reported there was a very good respons...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Celebrate Success: Moton and Pratt Honored »
Ashley Nash Moton has been awarded the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year award for Pierce Street Elementary in Tupelo. A...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Announces Meetings to Gather Public Input for Statewide CTE Plan »
MDE has announced a series of public meetings for the Mississippi Succeeds Career and Technical Education Listening Tour...
Monday, December 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AG Concludes Retirees May Serve in the Mississippi Legislature »
In an opinion dated November 29, 2018, Attorney General Jim Hood concluded that retired state employees should be able to...
Friday, November 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Student Testing Task Force: Teacher Survey Subcommittee Meets »
A subcommittee of the Student Testing Task Force met this past Tuesday to develop questions for a survey that will go out...
Friday, November 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Offering Three Regional Trainings in December »
MPE has hosted 8 of our 20 regional trainings on various topics.   We are offering the following trainings in Decemb...
Friday, November 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Partnering with PREPS and WCU to Host Novice Teacher Symposium »
MPE is excited to announce that we are partnering with the Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools (PREPS) a...
Friday, November 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Board of Education Meets »
The State Board of Education held its monthly meeting yesterday. Among other agenda items, the board:  ...
Friday, November 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Members Renew Their National Board Certification »
October 27 was an exciting day for 140 Mississippi educators as they learned they successfully renewed their National Boar...
Friday, November 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MECA to Host Conference »
The Mississippi Educational Computing Association (MECA) will host its 36th annual conference February 4-6, 2019, at the J...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Graduate Scholarship Application Available »
MPE's 2019 Graduate Scholarship application is now available.  MPE will award up to twenty scholarships in the amo...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Announces Teacher-Residency and Performance-Based Licensure Pilot Programs »
MDE announced this week that it is launching an initiative to increase the number of qualified teachers entering and remai...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grow Your Own Task Force Holds Initial Meeting »
MDE has convened a task force to consider “Grow Your Own” strategies and options for addressing the teacher shortage in ou...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mississippi Students Increase AP Participation, Achievement »
MDE announced earlier this week that Mississippi saw some growth in Advanced Placement (AP) participation and performance,...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Hosting Student Engagement Trainings »
MDE’s Office of Intervention Services is offering regional trainings providing strategies and supports for motivating and...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Awards Non-Certified Scholarships »
We had the pleasure of notifying two of our non-certified members earlier this week that they are receiving a $1,000 schol...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Senate Candidates (General Election) Respond to MPE Questionnaire »
While MPE does not endorse political candidates, we encourage our members to be actively involved in the political proce...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Senate Candidates (Special Election) Respond to MPE Questionnaire »
While MPE does not endorse political candidates, we encourage our members to be actively involved in the political proce...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
K-12 Attendance Center Task Force Meets »
MDE’s K-12 Attendance Center Task Force met yesterday.   The task force reviewed preliminary data related to the acc...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Members Offer Feedback via MPE’s Annual Member Survey »
MPE appreciates our 1,409 members who took our recent online membership survey. Gina Yarbrough , a teacher at George Coun...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breland Re-elected to PERS Board »
Kelly Breland, director of the Bureau of Administration for the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, has been re-elect...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working Advantage Offers Savings at Theme Parks and Attractions »
Working Advantage, our member discount program, is offering savings and discounts to theme parks and attractions throughou...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Student Testing Task Force Meets »
The Student Testing Task Force met this past Tuesday.   The statewide testing survey was sent to districts several w...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
November 1st Science (6-8) Training Rescheduled »
We have had to reschedule our 6-8 science training originally scheduled for Thursday, November 1, in Greenville to Friday,...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBCT Renewal Scholarship Applications are Due NEXT FRIDAY »
Applications for MPE’s NBCT Renewal Scholarship must be received in our office by 4:30 p.m. next Friday, October 26, 201...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MSBA Conducting Superintendent Search for Canton »
The Mississippi School Boards Association (MSBA) is conducting a superintendent search for the Canton Public School...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Charter School Board Approves Two New Schools »
The Charter School Authorizer Board met this past Monday and approved applications from RePublic Schools to operate a K-8...
Monday, October 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AG Issues Opinion: Accumulated Leave of Holmes County Consolidated School District Employees »
Attorney General Jim Hood has responded to an inquiry from State Superintendent Dr. Carey Wright as to if administratively...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Board of Education Releases 2017-2018 Accountability Results »
The State Board of Education held its monthly board meeting yesterday. Among other agenda items, the board a pproved 20...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Launches New Online Report Card »
MDE has launched the new Mississippi Succeeds Report Card , an interactive online tool designed to help parents and com...

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