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 Thursday. 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. 


Safe Return Guidance

As a requirement of the American Rescue Plan: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP / ESSER III) fund, school districts (LEAs) receiving funds must develop a plan for the ...
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College & Career Readiness Course Training Opportunities

As a part of the Mississippi Diploma endorsement options, the College and Career Readiness (CCR) course will be a required ...
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Computer Science Webinar for Administrators and Counselors

Greetings Superintendents, School Administrators, and Counselors: With the passage of HB 633 ( requiring all schools within each district to ...
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Registration is Open: Mississippi Connects Summit Summer Edition June 2-3

We have created a fantastic two-day schedule of dynamic keynote speakers, engaging presenters, and mind-blowing sessions to continue your purposeful ...
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Registration for Free Online Courses and Book Studies Opens May 19!

The Mississippi Department of Education, through the Office of Professional Development, is excited to announce open registration for summer online courses and ...
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Computer Science Webinar for Teachers

With the passage of HB 633 ( requiring all schools within each district to offer computer science instruction by the ...
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REACH MS/MDE Free Virtual SEL Training: July 12

Advancing MTSS with SEL Training REACH MS, in conjunction with the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), is hosting Advancing MTSS ...
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K-12 Science Teachers Monthly PLC Session

The Mississippi Department of Education, through the Office of Secondary Education, is pleased to offer the Under the Microscope science chat for the month of May.  This is ...
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Mississippi Alternate Academic Achievement Standards (MS AAAS) for Mathematics Grades K-8

In an effort to closely align instruction for students with significant cognitive disabilities who are progressing toward postsecondary settings, the ...
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MDE/UM Special Education Professional Development Coordinator Position

The Mississippi Department of Education has partnered with the University of Mississippi to employ one Coordinator of Professional Development in ...
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