Submit proposals by March 31 for Innovative Institute at MSU Riley Center June 21-22

Mississippi State University’s Research and Curriculum Unit, in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Education, is inviting school leaders, counselors, teachers and educational stakeholders from across the state to join the seventh-annual Innovative Institute.

This year’s Institute will be held June 21-22 at the MSU Riley Center in Meridian. Early bird registration is $75. Lunch will be provided both days, and CEUs, SEMIs and OSLs will be offered upon approval by the MDE.

To register, visit

Interested participants are invited to submit a proposal to present at the event. Sessions will be 50 minutes in length and should share strategies and/or ideas that showcase innovative practices that provide equitable, rigorous and personalized experiences for all students. Please visit to submit proposals. The deadline for submissions is March 31.

For questions, contact Cindy Ming at or Dr. Lea Johnson at