MDE Training Alert: Text Complexity Training

The Mississippi Department of Education is excited to announce an opportunity to receive professional development on the first key shift in the Mississippi College- and Career- Readiness Standards for English Language Arts. This training, including both synchronous (live) and asynchronous (remote) work will focus on Shift 1: Text Complexity. Participants will complete four hours of online work through Canvas followed by a one-hour Zoom session to debrief on the new information learned. All three aspects of the text complexity triangle (quantitative analysis, qualitative analysis, and reader/task) will be covered fully, and educators will be equipped to make better complex text selections for their students. The schedule below will be utilized.

Date Work Details Time
September 21-October 5 Complete Canvas Course Approximately 4 hours
October 6 Attend Live Zoom Session 3:30-4:30

Participants will be able to earn .5 CEUs through a payment of $15.00 to the North Mississippi Education Consortium.

To register for one of these sessions, please select your grade band below. Please note that space is limited but more trainings will be available in the coming months.

Shift 1: Text Complexity for K-2 Teachers

Shift 1: Text Complexity for 3-5 Teachers

Shift 1: Text Complexity for 6-12 Teachers