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. 


Textbook inventory updates in the Textbook Inventory Management System due by June 15

The active, surplus, and disposal textbook inventories must be updated through the Textbook Inventory Management System (TIMS) by June 15. After this ...
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Return braille and/or large print textbooks by June 30

All braille and/or large print textbooks must be returned to the Mississippi School for the Blind through the United States ...
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2022 Innovative Institute set for June 21-22

Mississippi State University's Research and Curriculum Unit, in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Education, is inviting school leaders, counselors, ...
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Mind in the Making training teaches educators and families

Mind in the making Increase parental engagement and support kindergarten readiness with strategies and techniques to build executive function skills ...
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Update on 3rd-grade Reading Assessment available

The Literacy Based Promotion Act requires all 3rd-grade public school students to pass the 3rd grade Reading Assessment at a level ...
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Learning Forward Mississippi Making Connections Pre-Conference set for June 7

 The Southern Regional Educational Service Agency (SRESA) is excited to announce the Learning Forward Mississippi Pre-Conference set for 8:30 a.m. to ...
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No-cost eye exams available for 3rd-graders who do not pass reading assessment

The Mississippi Optometric Association (MOA) and the Mississippi Vision Foundation (MVF) are resuming providing eye exams at no-cost to third ...
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Session planned to provide teachers tools to help students with disabilities succeed in general ed classroom

A professional learning opportunity for administrators and teachers titled Building An Inclusive Environment: Providing Teachers with Tools to Help Students ...
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CTE Director career opportunity deadline is Monday, May 16

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is seeking a State CTE Director (Deputy Administrator Tier III) for the Office of ...
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Balancing the Equation: Monthly PLC ‘Math Talks’ continues May 17

The next monthly Math Chat titled Balancing the Equation: Leveling the Playing Field for Mississippi Math Instructors is set for ...
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