District Leaders

Two MDE Leaders Set to Retire

Dr. Kim Benton, chief academic officer at the Mississippi Department of Education, and Jean Massey, executive director of secondary education, ...
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MDE Announces 2018 Mississippi Administrator, Teacher of the Year

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Office of Teaching and Leading announced that Dr. Howard Savage Jr., principal ...
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Mississippi School for Mathematics & Science Hosts the Third Annual Math Superstars Competition

Columbus, Miss. – The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) hosted the third annual Math Superstars Competition on October 11 ...
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Tupelo School District Launches Video Series to Spotlight District

The Tupelo Public School District (TPSD) is shining a light on the people and stories that make up the district ...
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Mississippi Teachers Learn Strategies to Teach New Science Standards

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) introduced the 2018 Mississippi College-and Career-Readiness Standards (MS CCRS) for Science to 672 science ...
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State Superintendent Testifies on Capitol Hill

State Superintendent of Education Carey Wright, Ed.D. Dr. Wright testified on Capitol Hill July 18 at the U.S. House of Representatives ...
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Hernando Middle School Counseling Program Earns National Recognition

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) is pleased to announce Hernando Middle School in Hernando, Miss., as a Recognized ASCA Model ...
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Help Parents of 3rd Graders Understand 2017 Reading Test Requirements

Help parents of 3rd graders learn about key dates and requirements for the 2017 3rd Grade Reading Assessment with this ...
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Elementary, Teacher

MDE Announces State Teacher of the Year, Administrator of the Year Finalists

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Teacher Center announced today the finalists for the 2017 Administrator of ...
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High School, Technology

U.S. Sen. Wicker Backs Legislation to Promote Computer Science Programs in Schools, Train Future Workforce for 21st Century Economy

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2024, 1 in every 2 STEM jobs will be in computing, ...
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