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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Franklin County School District Chess Program to be Featured on CBS’ 60 Minutes

The Franklin County School District has teamed up with the Southwest Mississippi Chess Foundation to promote the teaching and learning ...
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Mississippi’s ESSA Plan Sets Long-Range Goals

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Advisory Committee met for the third time on Feb.7 for an update on the ...
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New Issue of School Focus Magazine Available Online

A new issue of School Focus magazine is now available online. The issue features stories about districts of innovation, the Every ...
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Teacher, Middle

Mississippi English Language Arts in Action: Higher Expectations, Higher Achievement

South Jones High School in the Jones County School District has fully embraced the Mississippi College and Career Ready Standards ...
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Quitman County, high school, STEM, Career

Provide Feedback on Science Standards for Mississippi: Jan. 20-Feb. 24

Feedback is now being accepted for the Mississippi College and Career Ready Standards (MCCRS) for Science through an online public comment forum ...
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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.