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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Jefferson Davis County Schools announces job opportunities

The Jefferson Davis County School District has the following job opportunities. High School: Security Resource Officer Performing Arts Supplement Districtwide: ...
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Free WCU course offers help to teachers renewing their license

William Carey University will offer PK-12 teachers an online, tuition-free class Sept. 26, that can be used to assist in ...
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Register now for Elementary Computer Science Fall Teacher Institute beginning Aug. 25

Elementary teachers, assistant teachers, counselors, and librarians are encouraged to register  now for Elementary Computer Science Fall Teacher Institute. In ...
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Balancing the Equation’s virtual ‘math talks’ return Aug. 16

This school year, Balancing the Equation: Leveling the Playing Field for Mississippi Math Instructors, a Virtual PLC “math talk” series ...
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Math book studies continue this fall from Sept. 12 – Nov. 11

The Mississippi Department of Education is continuing to offer book study opportunities on National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' Principles ...
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State Invested Pre-K (SIP) Program applications due Sept. 7 by 2 p.m.

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), Office of Early Childhood, is seeking competitive applications for the State Invested Pre-K (SIP) ...
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New Stage Theatre announces 2022-2023 School Fest Matinees

New Stage Theatre located at 1100 Carlisle St., in Jackson, announces its 2022-2023 School Fest Matinees. The Glass Menagerie Recommended ...
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Advanced Placement Kick-Off session will be Aug. 10 online

Advanced Placement Kick-Off! session is set for 9-10 a.m. Aug. 10, online. Join College Board representative Penny Damianeas as she ...
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Due date for district dropout prevention plan extended to Aug. 31

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), through the Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement and Dropout Prevention, is extending the ...
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Science Teaching with Embedded Primary Sources workshop happening Oct. 3 – Nov. 30

The Science Teaching with Embedded Primary Sources (STEPS) workshop, in which participants will learn how to find, evaluate, and use ...
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