Upcoming Regional Literacy Training: Unleashing Your Coaching Powers

The MDE Office of Elementary Education and Reading is offering Unleashing Your Coaching Powers: Strategies to Strengthen Your Practice, a professional development opportunity for curriculum coordinators, district literacy coaches, and school-and-district-level personnel. During this two-day, interactive training, participants will be introduced to new strategies for effective coaching and asked to reflect on their current practices. Topics covered will include balancing the roles of a coach, when and how to have courageous conversations, fostering leadership qualities, and minding the gaps of your leadership style.

 There are no limitations on the number of participants per district and districts are not assigned to a Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA). Registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis at www.northmsec.com under MDE Sponsored.

 Contact the RESA if there are questions about registration.  Contact LeighAnne Cheeseman at lcheeseman@mdek12.org in the Office of Elementary Education and Reading if there are questions for the MDE.

 This event is being funded with state and/or federal funds and is being provided for employees of school districts, employees of the Mississippi Department of Education and Department contractors. Mississippi Constitution Article 4, Section 66 prohibits governing authorities from making donations. According to the Mississippi Attorney General, once the federal funds are turned over to the state, the rules for the expenditure of state funds apply.  Based on the Mississippi law, this event is not being provided for third party vendors or external providers.

 See dates, times, and locations below.

 Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. All sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.

 August 19-20, 2019

USM Trent Lott Center
118 College Dr.
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

 August 21-22, 2019

Insight Park
850 Insight Park Ave
Oxford, MS 38655

 August 26-27, 2019

MSU Classroom
1000 MS-19
Meridian, MS 39307