The EdUpdate section of Mississippi Achieves includes announcements for educators and district leaders about professional development, events, resources, grants and awards.

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Mississippi Connects Summit Rescheduled for March 23-25

Due to the winter weather, The Mississippi Connects Summit originally scheduled for February 15 has been reformatted and rescheduled to ...
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Educational Literacy Summit—Prioritize Growth for Every Reader

Educational Literacy Summit Prioritizing Proficiency and Growth for Every Reader March 10 and 24; April 13, 22, and 29 11:00 am - ...
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Hand Sanitizer Distribution Schedule Beginning March 1

2nd Round Hand Sanitizer Distribution Hand Sanitizer Distribution Schedule to Districts Dear Superintendents, Please find attached the schedule for distribution ...
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Teachers and School/District Employees Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Starting March 1

Beginning March 1, 2021, teachers, staff and employees in K-12, preschool or childcare settings will be added to the groups eligible ...
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PREPS “On Demand” Virtual Conference March 5 – 31

PREPS “ON DEMAND” VIRTUAL CONFERENCE DATES- MARCH 5 - MARCH 31 – Sessions will be available for participants to watch ...
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Dyslexia Grant Announcement

MDE Dyslexia Grant: Services for Students with Dyslexia and Related Disorders The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is seeking competitive written ...
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As part of your registration process, pursuant to Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) Policy Manual Rule 68.1, students whose ...
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Teachers and Administrators: Please Complete a Quick, Two-Question Survey About the MDE Website 

The Mississippi Department of Education would like to know the main reasons you visit the MDE website. Please help us ...
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Pre-K ESSER Funds Available to LEAs

The MDE has designated $1,700,000 in ESSER funds to provide integration of technology and technology supports, sanitizing buildings and PPE ...
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CDC USED Guidance on School Reopening

ED COVID-19 Handbook, Volume 1 CCSSO Special Webinar CDC USED New School Safety and Reopening Guidance ED COVID-19 Handbook Fact ...
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