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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To submit information for consideration in EdUpdate, email it to Tabatha Burkett at by noon on Monday. Information must be submitted in a Word document. You may include links, flyers or PDF documents with your Word document. Please include a contact name and an email or phone number with each item. 


Mississippi School For Mathematics and Science Class of 2025 application deadline is Feb. 15

The Mississippi School For Mathematics and Science is encouraging eligible students for the Class of 2025 to apply before the ...
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MSMS taking applications for Summer Residential Camps for middle school, high school

The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science offers an opportunity for academic exploration through a variety of specialized mini-courses. These ...
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2023 Leadership Summit set for Feb. 6; Registration closes Feb. 1

Registration for the 2023 Leadership Summit, hosted by the Mississippi Department of Education, Mississippi State University Research and Curriculum Unit ...
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Register by Jan. 25 for free online courses, book study courses

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), through the Office of Professional Development, is having open registration until noon Jan. 25, ...
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Science of Reading in the Classroom: Implementing HQIM training offered Feb. 15

The Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Elementary Education and Reading, Division of Literacy, will offer a two-hour, virtual professional development ...
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FEMA’s national Youth Preparedness Council seeks applicants in grades 8-11

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking youth leaders in grades 8-11 to apply for FEMA’s national Youth Preparedness ...
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EMCED Special Education Conference happening Feb. 21-22; Register by Feb. 16

The East Mississippi Center for Educational Development (EMCED) Special Education Conference is set for Tuesday, Feb. 21-22, at the Mississippi State ...
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MDE seeks public comment by Feb. 6 on amended Mississippi Consolidated State Plan

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) invites public comment to amend the state’s Consolidated State Plan, also known as Mississippi Succeeds, as required ...
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Pascagoula-Gautier School District to host Teacher Recruitment Fair Feb. 16

The Pascagoula-Gautier School District (PGSD) will host its annual Teacher Recruitment Fair from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, at the ...
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Additional Mississippi Online Course Approval review offered; Apply by Feb. 28

The Mississippi Department of Education is opening an additional Mississippi Online Course Approval (MOCA) review in February 2023. The deadline ...
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