Regional Literacy Meetings Set for Parents of K-3 Students

Elementary, Literacy

Mississippi Department of Education representatives will provide parents Logoof K-3 students with information about the Literacy-Based Promotion Act (LBPA), an overview of the 3rd Grade MAP Assessment, and strategies that may be used to support reading at home.

Session times are the same at all locations:

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.





Thursday, February 16

Oxford Oxford Conference Center

102 Ed Perry Blvd
Oxford, MS 38655

Tuesday, February 21

Jackson (North)

McWillie Elementary School

4851 McWillie Circle                Jackson, MS 39206

Tuesday, February 21

Jackson (South)


Bates Elementary School

3180 McDowell Road Ext., Jackson, MS 39204

Tuesday, February 21


MSU Kahlmus Auditorium

1000 Hwy 19 N
Meridian, MS 39307

Thursday, February 23





Harrison County School District Center for Excellence

11072 Hwy 49
Gulfport, MS 39503

Monday, February 27


Delta State University Jacob Center (Ewing Hall)

Highway 8 West               Cleveland, MS 38733

Tuesday, February 28


Woodall Center
906 Sullivan Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

You may contact Dr. Kymyona Burk, State Literacy Director, at for more information.

Schools and parents are encouraged to download and share the meeting announcement.