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Monday, May 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community College Board Seeking Staff »
The Mississippi Community College Board is seeking applicants for a Program Specialist for Accountability and Athletics, a...
Monday, May 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
USM Offering Online Graduate Degrees in Special Education »
With all that is happening in the world right now, it’s time to take the leap and do what  you have always wanted to...
Thursday, April 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accountability Task Force Meets »
The Accountability Task Force met via teleconference Wednesday, April 22, 2020.  Discussions included the following:...
Thursday, April 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Seeks Applications to Increase Rural Access to Education, Training and Health Care »
The USDA’s Rural Development Program is making up to $25 million in grants available under the Distance Learning and T...
Thursday, April 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meridian Seeking Elementary Principal »
The Meridian Public School District is seeking an elementary school principal.  Applicants should have a valid Missis...
Thursday, April 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Executive Order Temporarily Waiving Mandatory 90-day Break in Service for Retirees »
To maintain and supplement Mississippi’s workforce in hospitals and other governmental entities as needed in response to C...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Board of Education Meets »
The State Board of Education (SBE) held its monthly meeting via teleconference today. Among other agenda items, the State...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Awards Linda Anglin Teacher Preparation Scholarships »
MPE recently awarded $500 scholarships to ten student members.  These scholarships are named in honor and memory of L...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
School Buildings to Remain Closed for Rest of Year »
Governor Tate Reeves announced earlier this afternoon that school buildings will remain closed for the rest of the school...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Hosts CARES Act Webinar »
The Mississippi Department of Education hosted a webinar earlier today which provided an overview of the Coronavirus Aid,...
Thursday, April 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE President Offers Words of Encouragement to Educators »
Devin Walsh serves as MPE’s 2020-2021 President.  A National Board Certified Teacher, she is a K-1 teacher at Oak...
Thursday, April 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walsh to Lead MPE as 2020-2021 President »
The MPE Board of Directors has elected its 2020-2021 officers:   President:  Devin Walsh, a...
Thursday, April 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
USM’s School Psychology Program Develops COVID-19 Resource Manual »
The School Psychology Program in the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Education and Human Sciences has deve...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Members Honored as District Teachers and Administrators of the Year »
The Mississippi Department of Education is scheduled to announce Mississippi's 2020 Teacher and Administrator of the Year...
Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Hosting Virtual Annual Meeting »
Due to COVID-19 and the cancellation of our 2020 Best Practices Symposium, MPE will host our annual meeting via teleconfer...
Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Awards Graduate Scholarships »
MPE is pleased to announce that 38 members applied for graduate scholarships this year. Congratulations to the following...
Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lieutenant Governor Offers Optional Enrichment Activities for Students »
The Lieutenant Governor’s Office has developed three grade-appropriate assignments challenging students to think about how...
Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBPTS Responds to COVID-19 »
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is moving quickly to address questions about the National B...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Issues Statewide Shelter-in-Place Order »
Governor Reeves issued Executive Order No. 1466 earlier this afternoon, April 1.  The order requires a statewide shel...
Sunday, March 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Hosting 4/3/20 Webinars to Review Recent State Board Actions »
MDE will host two webinars this Friday, April 3, 2020, to explain recent actions taken by the State Board of Education in...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Board of Education Suspends Key Policies to Manage Impact of Extended School Closures »
(NOTE:  The MDE issued a media advisory containing the following information pursuant to this morning’s State Board o...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accountability Task Force Meets »
The Accountability Task Force met via teleconference this past Tuesday, March 24.  The agenda included discussions re...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MSBA Conducting Superintendent Search for Tate County »
The Mississippi School Boards Association (MSBA) is conducting a superintendent search for the Tate County School Distric...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meridian and South Panola Seeking Staff »
The Meridian School District is seeking a high school principal, as well as an elementary principal.  Minimum quali...
Friday, March 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Department of Education Announces Assessment Waivers due to COVID-19 »
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that, based upon a proper request, the Department will grant a wai...
Thursday, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Board of Education Suspends Testing and 180-Day SY Requirement »
Following the governor’s announcement this morning of his executive order closing all public schools until April 17, the S...
Thursday, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Issues Executive Order No. 1460 Closing Schools Until 4/17/20 »
Governor Tate Reeves signed Executive Order No. 1460 earlier today. Among other provisions, the executive order closes all...
Thursday, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Anticipates Governor Will Address School Closures Tomorrow »
Per today’s COVID-19 guidance from the Mississippi Department of Education , the department anticipates Governor Reeve...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Provides Guidance to Parents of Students with Disabilities Regarding Closures »
The Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Special Education has created a Q & A as a resource to parents...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Announces One Year Licensure Renewal Extension »
Effective with licensure renewal applications received Monday, March 23, 2020 and thereafter, a one-year extension will be...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wright Recommends Suspension of Assessment & Accountability Requirements »
Dr. Carey Wright announced Monday, March 16, that she has recommended to the State Board of Education (SBE) that state and...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Office Goes Virtual »
Effective Tuesday, March 17, the MPE office has gone virtual until further notice.  Staff will be working via remote...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Cancels 4/4/20 Best Practices Symposium »
Due to COVID-19 and the states of emergency declared at the national and state levels, as well as the CDC’s guidance, MPE...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
PERS Temporarily Suspends Guest Visits »
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) is temporarily su...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
MDE Provides Guidance to Districts About COVID-19/Coronavirus »
The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) provided guidance to school districts earlier this week regarding prevention...

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