Teachers

MDE Leaders and Mississippi Educator Win National Readiness Awards

Two Mississippi Department of Education leaders and one Mississippi teacher were among four educators recently honored by the Southern Regional ...
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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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Thank a Teacher Today, and Every Day

By Carey M. Wright State Superintendent of Education We are in the midst of Teacher Appreciation season, and schools across ...
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Local educators see science in action on NASA flights

By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal TUPELO – Two Tupelo educators returned to Mississippi last weekend after a week spent ...
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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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Harrison County Teacher Appointed to National STEM Committee

A fourth grade teacher at a small, rural school in Harrison County, MS, will play a big role in promoting ...
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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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Q&A with Mississippi’s Milken Educator of the Year

Allison Ruhl received Mississippi’s 2016-17 Milken Educator Award at Madison Station Elementary School on January 11, 2017. Learn more about what ...
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Mississippi Exemplar Units for ELA and Math Released

The Mississippi Department of Education is pleased to release the first of twenty-four exemplar units in English Language Arts and ...
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Educator Positions

Teacher of the YearAre you a licensed educator seeking employment in a Mississippi public school district? Are you seeking the most current district vacancies available? If so, please visit the Mississippi Department of Education job board to discover your career opportunities.

For information on employment in the MDE, contact the Office of Human Resources at 601-359-3511 or visit the “Active Recruitment List” on the State Personnel Board web site for a list of openings in all state agencies.

Understanding the need to notify potential employees about school district vacancies in real time, the Mississippi Teacher Center’s job board allows each district to post vacancies directly to reach applicants faster. For more information, call the Teacher Center at 601-359-3631.