MDE COVID-19 Guidance to Districts as of May 14, 2020


DUE TODAY: Digital Access Surveys for Families and School Employees
As school closures continue and as the state develops plans to direct resources to the areas of greatest need, the MDE has prepared two brief surveys for districts to circulate:…

DUE MAY 15: Learning-at-Home and Summer Enrichment Plan
We appreciate the time you took in early April to respond to the initial request from the MDE regarding current efforts to support students who are learning at home. In…


Equity Considerations and Distance Learning During COVID-19
Southern Education Foundation Covid-19 Distance Learning Equity Brief: Government officials are taking swift public health actions to slow the rapidly spreading COVID-19pandemic. By the end of March, statewide school closures affected…

Do You Have Questions for MDE?
Please check the MDE COVID-19 Information webpage before emailing your questions to MDE staff. The answers to most of the questions we receive are addressed on the webpage. We also regularly add guidance, answers to new questions and links to our daily update email on this webpage. Daily updates are posted in the Administrator News section of the EdUpdate.

The Educator Licensure Call Center will be open every Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., until further notice. You may reach a licensure team member at 601-359-3483. Due to the anticipated high volume of calls, we encourage you to continue visit the Educator Licensure section of and before calling the office or emailing questions to the mailto:teachersuppoort@mdek12.orgemail address. Answers to most questions we receive are addressed on those webpages.


Announcements from all previous email updates are posted in the Administrator News section of the EdUpdate.