MDE COVID-19 Guidance to Districts as of May 28, 2020

Tech Camp for Teachers 2020 Registration is Now Live 
Since 2015, the Pascagoula-Gautier School District has hosted Tech Camp for Teachers. This is a free two-day event where teachers come together to learn more about integrating technology in the… 

 NAEYC Virtual Institute 
National Association of Education of Young Children’s Virtual Institute Starting June 1, NAEYC will offer over 100 presentations of content shared by NAEYC experts and a diverse group of presenters… 

 MDE Free Virtual Professional Development 
The Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Professional Development is excited to announce that all items from the current Professional Development Catalog can now be offered as free virtual professional… 

 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 to visit the Educator Licensure section of and before calling the office or emailing questions to the email 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.